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Cyclone Marcus: Darwin residents emerge to survey the damage

Sunday March 18, 2018 - 17:12 EDT
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Coconut Grove residents survey the damage outside their property wrought by the storm. - ABC

Darwin residents have entered clean-up mode after the strongest cyclone to hit the city in 30 years caused widespread destruction.

Winds toppled trees and brought down powerlines across the city, leaving more than a third of Darwin properties without power.

Here are some of the images of the extensive damage caused by Cyclone Marcus.


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