May 27, 4:34 AM EDT
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Relief as Australia mops up from giant cyclone
By IBT Staff Reporter on 02/03/11 AT 4:20 PM
Australians voiced relief and surprise after one of the world's most powerful cyclones spared the nation's northeast coast from expected devastation on Thursday, with no reported deaths despite winds tearing off roofs and toppling trees.
Giant cyclone hits Australian tourist coast
on 02/02/11 AT 2:40 PM
One of the most powerful cyclones on record slammed into Australia's coast on Thursday, uprooting trees, tearing roofs off buildings and raising the danger of deadly storm surges.