Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone’s path

Asia & Pacific 03/21/19, 01:50

Authorities on Thursday were moving about 2,000 people inland from part of Australia's northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit on Saturday.Evacuees were being moved by air and road from remote, mostly indigenous communities on the east coast of the Northern Territory to its capital, Darwin.Australia's Bureau ...

British fisherman killed by sea snake off Australian coast

Asia & Pacific 10/05/18, 04:11

Officials say a British fisherman was bitten by a sea snake while working on a trawler off the northern Australian coast and died before a rescue helicopter could reach him.A police statement said Friday that the 23-year-old man was pulling in a net when he was bitten in waters off ...

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