The Pre-1970 Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone seasons
ran year-round from July 1 to June 30, reaching their peaks mid-February to early March.
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</big><br /><big>Pre-1970 1970–75 1975–80 1980–1985
Unnnamed tropical cyclone (1778)
The Banda Islands
were hit in March. The cyclone blew the roof off of almost every house and killed 85% of nutmeg trees.
Unnamed tropical cyclone (1811)
A tropical cyclone hit the Banda Islands
Unnamed tropical cyclone (1841)
A cyclone hit the island of Roti
in April, killing 75 and destroying many homes.
Unnamed tropical cyclone (Circa 1855)
Around this time, a tropical cyclone hit the Kei Islands
, uprooting many trees.
Unnamed tropical cyclone (1875)
On 24 December 1875, a total of 59 lives were lost at sea when the eye of a cyclone passed over Exmouth Gulf. Several schooners were driven ashore and wrecked.Bureau of Meteorology (1998). Tropical Cyclones (A Guide for Mariners in Northwest Australia)
, Pamphlet, Commonwealth of Australia
Unnamed tropical cyclone (1880)
On 9 January 1880 a cyclone passed near... Read More