Asked in Western AustraliaAustralia Natural Disasters
What was the most devastating cyclone ever in Western Australia?
November 20, 2010 9:21AM
The northwest coast of Western Australia is one of the most cyclone-prone areas in Australia. Probably the worst cyclone to hit the region occurred on 22 April 1887 (before cyclones were named), and its most devastated target was a pearling fleet. Thirteen vessels were destroyed and 140 people killed.