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Powerful Winds Strike North Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Niran Forms

Thousands were left without power as a tropical low, which later developed into Tropical Cyclone Niran, brought powerful winds to Cairns in North Queensland on March 1.

Ergon Energy reported around 40,000 customers had lost power due to the stormy conditions. Thousands of homes were still without power on the morning of March 2, according to local media.

Tropcial Cyclone Niran formed on March 2 and was expected to move away from the coast, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. Credit: Chelsea Rees via Storyful