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Tropical north may see fewer cyclones this summer: Bureau

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Residents of Australia's tropical north will experience fewer cyclones than usual this summer, but floods are still a threat.

There is a 63 per cent chance fewer cyclones than usual will batter Australia's northern coastline, the Bureau of Meteorology says.

About 11 tropical cyclones occur across Australia during an average storm season.

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/environment/weather/tropical-north-may-see-fewer-cyclones-this-summer-bureau-20121022-280qc.html