Cyclone Veronica Second cyclone in 48 hours smashes Australia coastal regions

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Cyclone Trevor hit the Northern Territory on Saturday. Heavy rain and large waves whipped up by Cyclone Veronica threaten to cause widespread flooding in Western Australia according to authorities. Similar conditions affected the Northern Territory on Saturday when Cyclone Trevor made landfall between the remote communities of Numbulwar and Borroloola. A second cyclone in 48 hours lashed coastal areas of Australia with heavy rain and fierce winds. Residents on the countrys northwest coast were warned they would have to shelter for several hours as slow moving Cyclone Veronica settled near Port Hedland on Sunday evening. Cyclone Veronica has been downgraded from a category 3 storm to category 2. A powerful flooding rain and dangerous tide surges over a prolonged period. Cyclone Veronica was downgraded to a category three system as it began lashing the coastline of the Pilbara region between Dampier and Port Hedland about 6am on Sunday. The tide beginning to rise in Port Hedland on Friday. Authorities in the Pilbara have issued a red alert telling residents between Pardoo and Mardie to take shelter immediately and brace for howling winds and rising tides

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