Tropical cyclone Seroja strenthened off Western Australia on Sunday, with emergency services opening shelters in preparation for high winds and coastal flooding later in the evening. Officials asked residents in the town of Denham, Shark Bay, kilometres miles north of Perth to evacuate while sandbags were being made available to residents of Geraldton, further down the coast, due to potential storm surge. The category 2 cyclone was rapidly moving south east and could reach category 3 severity before it makes landfall, the Bureau of Meteorology said. A category 3 classification can see wind speeds of up to kilometres an hour. Dangerous conditions including destructive wind gusts, intense rainfall and a dangerous storm tide," it said on social media. Officials were braced for a high degree of damage to buildings in the area, the state emergency services minister said on Saturday, given buildings were not constructed to withstand such strong winds in a region that is typically too far south to fall into the path of cyclones.
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The cyclone hit the Savu sea in the early hours of Monday, setting off waves as high as 6 meters. Powerful currents continued to flow through villages in the Malaka district on Timor island, forcing some residents to haul themselves to their roofs to escape flood water rising to meters. We went out through the back door and pulled ourselves out with a rope. About 30, people have been impacted by floods in Indonesia, some taking shelter in evacuation centers. The SHA said that at clinic locations, there are patients saying their physicians are recommending they only receive a specific brand. Those who may get a specific type of vaccine include people who have extremely vulnerable conditions, but those conditions have already been approved and listed by the Ministry of Health. All vaccines in Canada are safe and approved for use said the Saskatchewan Health Authority.
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The Somerset Levels are a coastal plain and wetland area of Somerset, England. It is claimed that the Somerset Levels are one of the lowest areas in the UK. Much of the area lies below the high-water mark of spring tides. The area is very flat and has a maximum altitude of 8m above sea level. All rivers in this area including, Axe, Sheppey and Brue in the north, while to the south, the rivers are the Cary, Yeo, Tone and Parrett drain into the Bristol Channel.
The years before featured the pre North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons. Each season was an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. The North Indian tropical cyclone season has no bounds, but they tend to form between April and December, peaks in May and November. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. Below are the most significant cyclones in the time period.