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WeatherTheatre SceneOne captures Tropical Cyclone Dylan, shortly after it made landfall near the northeast Australian town of Bowen.

The mid-level core of the cyclone stands out in the SceneOne 30-1-2013-18Z Analysis as a thin vorticity tube.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Dylan will continue to spin down, dumping a large amount of rain over central Queensland.

WeatherTheatre SceneOne 30-1-2014-18z, Australia, Southeasterly Vertical View

WeatherTheatre SceneOne 30-1-2014-18z, Australia, Southeasterly Vertical View. Shortly after making landfall, the mid-level vortex of Tropical Cyclone Dylan appears in the foreground as a thin vorticity tube. The light-blue shadings indicate lighter wind speeds near the eye of the cyclone. The reddish-pink lower surface represents the 300K Theta surface, with warmer colours indicating hotter temperatures.

WeatherTheatre SceneOne 30-1-2014-18z, Australia, Southwesterly Vertical View

WeatherTheatre SceneOne 30-1-2014-18z, Australia, Southwesterly Vertical View. As in the Southeasterly view, the mid-level vortex of Tropical Cyclone Dylan appears in the foreground as a thin vorticity tube. The light-blue shadings indicate lighter wind speeds near the eye of the cyclone. The mostly reddish-pink lower surface represents the 300K Theta surface, with warmer colours indicating hotter temperatures. In the far background, the surface becomes elevated with blue shadings, indicating cold air with a mid-latitude front. The tropopause surface immediately above dips down with red shadings indicating a strong jetstream.

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