On the west coast of Australia announced a warning to evacuate low-lying areas of the population of Port Hedland in the fact that the cyclone Rusty can provoke Surges high waves and dangerous flooding.
Rusty cyclone is moving very slowly and has a huge potential storm. Very soon the storm center width of 36 km will be located on the western coast. Probability of Surges wave is more than obvious, as now, the system can generate winds of up to 195 km / h between Wim Creek and Pardo in Australian Kimberley and Pilbara.
In Port Hedland carry out preventive measures against flooding buildings, storefront reinforced with sandbags, residents stockpiled canned food and drinking water. Earlier this week, in the morning stopped working the local airport, there have canceled all commercial flights. Closed all the western ports involved in export of iron ore.
It is expected that a major blow to the cause Rusty 1300 km from Perth in the evening on February 27, taking the shape of a storm of category 4 threat. The greatest danger from Rusty forecasters said winds coming from the system. So far, the cyclone is 135 kilometers north of Port Hedland and 290 km north-east of Karratha, moving to the coast at a speed of 5 km / h