Cyclone Ilsa (1) infographic
Graphic shows forecast path of Cyclone Ilsa.
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Western Australia braces for Cyclone Ilsa

April 13, 2023 - Australia’s northwest region, home to the world’s largest iron ore export hub, braced on Thursday for the area’s most powerful tropical cyclone in a decade.

Cyclone Ilsa was on Thursday afternoon upgraded to a category five storm, the highest rating.

The storm is expected to make landfall late on Thursday or early on Friday with winds of up to 315km/h at its core, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

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PUBLISHED: 13/04/2023; STORY: Graphic News
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