Cyclone Hilda lashes Western AustraliaReprints
Cyclone Hilda struck the northern parts of Western Australia state on Dec. 27, damaging power lines and toppling trees in the region, ABC News reported. The cyclone caused damage in the town of Broome in the Kimberley region. Rosie Hanson, spokeswoman for local power firm Horizon Power, said that more than 2,000 homes were without power in Broome. A flood alert has been issued for the West Kimberley and Pilbara regions.