30 Jan '11, 6am

Cyclones to hit flood-weary Australia

Cyclones to hit flood-weary Australia

SYDNEY: Flood-shattered Australia braced for further downpours on Sunday as two tropical cyclones hammered toward the devastated northeast, threatening further misery for already submerged towns. Tropical Cyclone Anthony was intensifying as it closed in on Queensland state, where it was expected to cross the coast between 10.00pm Sunday and 4.00am Monday near the northeastern city of Townsville, the weather bureau said. Abnormally high tides were forecast along the coast along with intense rain and flooding to catchments already brimming from a deluge that destroyed vast areas of the state earlier this month, swamping tens of thousands of homes and killing 35 people. "Destructive wind gusts are expected to develop about coastal and island communities close to the cyclone centre as it approaches the coast late tonight," the bureau said. Currently a category two, Anthony is ...

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