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By: asiansummary , 12:31 PM GMT on April 01, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, April 03, 2014
Tropical cyclone development is not anticipated across the Indian Ocean or the south Pacific on Thursday. In the Indian Ocean, a low pressure system located roughly 225 nautical miles northwest of Antananarivo, Madagascar, will have a low chance to develop into a tropical cyclone. Another area of low pressure located approximately 170 nautical miles south of Diego Garcia will have a low chance to develop into a tropical cyclone. In the south Pacific, a cluster of showers and thunderstorms located approximately 230 nautical miles southeast of Chuuk will have a low chance to form into a tropical cyclone. Meanwhile, an area of low pressure located roughly 90 nautical miles northwest of Buala, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands, will have a low chance to develop into a tropical cyclone. Just to the east, a low pressure system 750 nautical miles south southeast of Pago Pago, American Samoa will also have a low chance to turn into a tropical cyclone by Thursday. For more information regarding the tropics, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In Australia, a cold front will continue to sweep across the eastern half of the country, bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms to Victoria and New South Wales. Melbourne can expect mostly cloudy skies with a high of 68(F)/ 20(C), while Sydney will experience rainy weather with a high of 71(F)/ 21(C). A ridge of high pressure will build across the Australian Bight, keeping conditions mostly clear over South Australia and Western Australia. Perth will be partly cloudy with a high of 84(F)/ 28(C).
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