The impact of Tropical Cylone Debbie was felf far and wide across the Northern Australian landscape, and eventually as far away as New Zealand. I’ve spent a number of days operating in support of Fire and Rescue NSW’s operational activity assisting the communities in far north New South Wales.
Understanding the nature of these events in a changing climate will be increasingly important not only for emergency services organisations responding to the impacts, but for communities who must be prepared.
The link below provides an excellent overview of this event.
The devastating flood damage wreaked by Tropical Cyclone Debbie has left many residents in northern New South Wales facing an enormous cleanup that could take months .