Tropical storm hits Australia

No death or injuries as Cyclone Ului leaves trail of damage across northeast coast.

    Cyclone Ului cut power supply and caused property damage along the northeastern coast [AFP]

    Sugar cane fields also felt the full brunt of winds, with growers estimating losses to run into millions of dollars.

    The state government of Queensland has set up a disaster relief fund, and federal aid has also been made available to victims, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation said in a report.

    Resorts along the coastal towns near the Great Barrier Reef were evacuated earlier last week in anticipation of the storm.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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