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(1 Canadian fatality)
Diana was named on September 8, 1984 after forming just north of the Bahamas. Diana reached maximum wind speeds of 213km/h. By September 10, Diana had achieved hurricane strength and was moving north-northeast parallel to the coast of the eastern United States. The storm entered southwestern Maritime waters on the afternoon of September 15 with winds of 111km/h and then weakened while maintaining its track parallel to Nova Scotia. The storm eventually made landfall over central Newfoundland as an extratropical system. Some damage to ships was reported and Diana departed the CHC Response Zone early on September 17.
Rainfall image map of Hurricane Diana, which entered southwestern Maritime waters on the afternoon of September 15, 1984 and then moved by Nova Scotia, making landfall over central Newfoundland. Diana departed the Canadian Hurricane Centre Response Zone early on September 17, 1984. Maximum provincial rainfalls: 57.3 millimetres in New Brunswick, 51.8 millimetres in Nova Scotia and 52.5 millimetres in Newfoundland
Tropical Storm Diana started tracking in the Canadian Hurricane Centre response zone at position 1 outlined in green, with winds of 48 knots east of storm centre and occurred southeast of Nova Scotia. It then moved northeast close to the coast of Nova Scotia and out into the Cabot Strait to position 2 outlined in yellow with winds of 48 knots far east of storm centre. It then made landfall in southern Newfoundland and tracked northeast out into the Atlantic to position 3 outlined in brown at winds of 48 knots east of storm centre. As it tracked through Atlantic Canada the storm reached a maximum wind speed of 50 knots, with an mslp of 992 millibar
September 17, 1984
- Ripped off the mast of the tall ship Belle Blonde and washed two crewman over board, one was saved,the other was missing (HH)
- Two oil rigs off Nova Scotia were partially evacuated as a safety precaution (HH)
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