March 17 to the north of Australia hit the strongest tropical cyclone "Lua", which meteorologists assigned 4 of 5 existing category.
The biggest shock came in the Area Pilbara and Port Hedland, where the wind speed was estimated at 160 km / h
— We saw the blackened sky, felt the strong wind, the rain was not stopped — said an eyewitness, Pete Morris.
— This is the strongest cyclone in recent years — noted forecaster Neil Bennett.
Residents of New South Wales were evacuated this morning because of the threat of flooding Murrumbidgee River.