Tropical Cyclone Nora intensifies off Australia's northern coast

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While Australia’s been dealing with the year’s strongest storm on one side of the country, another tropical cyclone is ramping things up in the north.

Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Nora continues to intensify toward a Category 3, reports the Bureau of Meteorology, and is moving in a southeasterly path towards the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Officially named on Friday morning, Nora formed off the coast of the Northern Territory around 4 a.m. Since then, it’s picked up intensity, and warning zones have been identified from Elcho Island to Cape Shield, including Nhulunbuy and Pormpuraaw to Thursday Island, including Weipa.  Read more…

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Tropical Cyclone Nora intensifies off Australia's northern coast