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Tropical Cyclones ‘Lam’ and ‘Marcia’ hit Australia

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Two tropical cyclones Marcia and Lam hit Australia on 20 February 2015. This is the first time that two cyclones have hit Australia at one time.

  • The tropical cyclone Marcia smashed the Queensland coast between St Lawrence and Yeppoon. The storm arrived with little warning as a category-V storm, which has now been reduced to category-II.
  • Other Cyclone Lam is a category IV storm which made landfall in the Northern Territory.