Parts of northern Australia and is found, Thursday 19 February, under the threat of two cyclones , forcing people to take preventive measures. Classified as category 3 on a scale from 5, the cyclone has hit Lam on the night of Thursday to Friday, two sparsely populated aboriginal Commons Northern Territory Milingimbi and Gapuwiyak.

Adam Morgan, spokesman for the Bureau of Meteorology, said Lam was accompanied by “very destructive winds of about 140 km / h at its center, with gusts of up to 195 km / h” . “The inhabitants of the coast between Milingimbi and Nhulunbuy, were warned very dangerous tides that were going to happen, so that the phenomenon is approaching the coast ” , he said, citing probable flooding and destructive waves. Marcia threatens the State of Queensland Further south, Marcia currently classified in category 2, is heading the central coast of Queensland and could hit on Friday the area around the city of Rockhampton, about 635 km north of Brisbane, the capital of that state. In Queensland, where thirty-aid stations were activated, winds of 150 km / h, heavy rains and flash floods are expected when Marcia passage. “We are ready, our services are well prepared and they familiar with this kind of situation. Our message to people is to begin to be ready ” , said Anna Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland, where hurricanes are common.