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What was Cyclone Tracy?

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2008-12-24 03:20:41
2008-12-24 03:20:41

Cyclone Tracy was a category 4 cyclone which began as a tropical storm in the Arafura Sea. It hit Darwin, in Australia's Northern Territory, in the early hours of Christmas Day 1974. The winds were so strong that they blew away the instruments at the airport, suggesting that the cyclone was actually category 5 when it hit. It wiped out about 70% of the town, which has since been rebuilt to be as cyclone-proof as it possibly can.

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Yes, Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone.

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Cyclone Selma came before Cyclone Tracy.

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No. Cyclone Tracy was an a very intense but abnormally small cyclone.

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- Its a feminine cyclone because its name is TRACY. - Tracy was a girl i knew

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it was cyclone Tracy i am so cool it was cyclone Tracy lol

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Cyclone Tracy started as a tropical storm out in the Arafura Sea.

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Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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cyclone Tracy was very serious and was in 1974. it hit on Christmas eve.

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Approximately 9000 homes were destroyed or damaged in Cyclone Tracy.

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Cyclone Tracy rotated in a clockwise direction, as do all cyclones in the southern hemisphere.

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Cyclone Tracy was not very big but its effects were massive as it swept out all of Darwin.

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cyclone Tracy was very dangerous because the winds were very strong

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It took cyclone tracy 10000000 years to make it to darwin

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Cyclone Tracy made landfall at Darwin in the Top End: that is, Australia's Northern Territory.

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Cyclone Tracy destroyed 9,000 homes out of a city of about 12,000 residences.

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No. Cyclone Tracy affected only the far north of Australia.

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See the Related Link below to find out more about the lead- up to Cyclone Tracy.

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Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia on the 25th of December 1974 but she had formed on the 20th.

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Yes. Cyclone Tracy directly hit Darwin, wiping out about three-quarters of the town.

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There was never a tornado named Tracy as tornadoes are not given names. Cyclone Tracy lasted from December 21-26, 1974, making landfall early on December 25. Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone, which is essentially a hurricane, not a tornado

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A name that's given to a tropical cyclone is cyclone Tracy

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Cyclone Tracy was a category 4 cyclone which struck the city of Darwin, in Australia's Northern Territory, in the early hours of Christmas Day 1974.

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Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone that devastated the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, 1974.The cyclone killed 71 people.

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Cyclone Tracy destroyed the city of Darwin. It basically had to be built from the ground up again. the link has alot more information about Tracy and the aftermath.

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Yes, it is known as Cyclone Tracy.


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