Articles | Volume 15, issue 5
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 973–984, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-973-2015
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 973–984, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-973-2015

Research article 13 May 2015

Research article | 13 May 2015

Hail events across the Greater Metropolitan Severe Thunderstorm Warning Area

A. A. Rasuly et al.

Download

Interactive discussion

Status: closed
Status: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
Printer-friendly Version - Printer-friendly version Supplement - Supplement
Download
Short summary
A climatological oriented geographic information system is used to model hail storm occurrence during 1989--2013 in the Greater Metropolitan Thunderstorm Warning Area of New South Wales, Australia. There was an average of 14.3 events per year, but a significant decreasing trend of hail frequency in recent years has been identified. Spatial models have established three main hail distribution patterns: the Sydney metropolitan, coastal area and strong topographic effect.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint