Cyclone could threaten north Australia by Friday, after hitting Solomon Islands

By Reuters | Tue, 8 Apr 2014 06:34 AM
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SYDNEY, April 8 (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone currently intensifying in the Coral Sea could threaten coastal communities in northern Australia by Friday, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday.

Cyclone Ita, stalled 970km (600 miles) northeast of the Australian community of Cooktown on Tuesday, could strengthen to a category 4 capable of generating wind gusts up to 279 kms per hour by Friday ...

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