...cyclone season for Australia/New Zealand typically runs Nov 1st to April 30th. Enough problems in Australia WITHOUT a cyclone:
Australia Fire Updates: Bracing for an Even Worse Weekend
On Friday, officials in the state of New South Wales drastically
expanded their estimate of the amount of land at risk.
SYDNEY, Australia — Already besieged by one of the worst
wildfire seasons in Australian history, evacuees and those
staying put on Friday braced for conditions to grow even more
The toll so far includes 18 deaths, more than 1,000 homes
destroyed and thousands of animals killed. On Friday, experts
and government officials offered a grim warning: The upcoming
weekend is likely to be the most dangerous yet.
More at: nytimes.com