Australia's Port Dampier evacuated as tropical cyclone approaches

Australia’s Port Dampier iron ore export terminal commenced clearing its port and anchorage on Wednesday March 11 as tropical cyclone Olwyn threatened the region.

The cyclone formed north of Western Australia, and was forecast to track toward the west Pilbara coast over the next 48 hours. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology warned that coastal areas from Port Hedland to Ningaloo, including Karratha, Barrow Island, Onslow...


Shu Zhu

March 11, 2015

14:05 GMT