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One of the many cyclones that have struck Australia before include Cyclone Ada. It was a tropical cyclone, characterized by a low pressure centre and thunderstorms resulting in strong wind and flooding rain.

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Cyclone Ada : January 17, 1970 Over the years the world has been devastated by the numerous natural disasters occurring each year. These events are unavoidable and scar the people who are affected for the rest of their lives. One of the most disastrous of these disasters is a cyclone, known as a hurricane in North America or typhoon in Asia. The Australian cyclone season is from November to April and mainly affects coastal areas North of Perth along most of the Western Australian and Northern Territory coasts. ...read more.

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In the second stage, the clouds start to rotate rapidly. However, a cyclone may not be developed. One of the many cyclones that have struck Australia before include Cyclone Ada. It was a tropical cyclone, characterized by a low pressure centre and thunderstorms resulting in strong wind and flooding rain. Tropical Cyclone Ada killed 14 people, first hitting Queensland's Whitsunday Island Resorts and Whitsunday Coast Mainland on January 17, 1970. Lines Drawn Around/On Australia Represent Path Although the death toll wasn't very severe, the cost of the damage was. ...read more.

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Areas around Bowen and Mackay were flooded. However, the agricultural effect was not to be left unnoticed. Although the smallest agricultural damage caused by a cyclone in Australia, it was a hefty bill. It reached a staggering $40 Million. Unfortunately, unlike most of the other natural disasters, there are no safety tips for avoiding cyclones. The best you can do to avoid a tropical cyclone, the fiercest of them all, is to avoid living on the coasts. Other than that, just pray to God that you live to see another cyclone. ...read more.

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