Cyclone hits Australia

 Australian west coast was hit by tropical cyclone Olwyn on Friday as it made landfall in Exmouth town.

IANS| Updated: Mar 13, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

Sydney: Australian west coast was hit by tropical cyclone Olwyn on Friday as it made landfall in Exmouth town.

Over 1,400 residents were without power as winds brought down electricity poles, uprooted trees and ripped down fences, Xinhua reported.

Police said there were no reports of casualties.