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Cyclone Ilsa hits Australia’s north-west, misses iron ore export hub

Ships waiting to be loaded with iron ore are seen at the Fortescue loading dock located at Port Hedland, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, on 3rd December, 2013.

Sydney, Australia Reuters A tropical cyclone smashed into Australia’s north-west coast as a category 5 storm, setting new wind speed records, but has largely spared populated regions including the world’s largest iron ore export hub at Port Hedland, authorities said on Friday. Cyclone Ilsa made landfall early Friday morning with the highest intensity rating on […]