World / Cyclone lashes remote Australian coast with wind, rains

The Indian Express : Mar 23, 2019, 10:07 AM

A vast and powerful cyclone made landfall Saturday along with a remote stretch of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who’ve stayed in the area. Most of the sparsely populated area has been evacuated, with more than 2,000 people put up in temporary accommodation in the Northern Territory capital Darwin, and the nearby town of Katherine