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  Event Details  
  Event Title   Tiwi Islands, NT: Cyclone   
  Event Category   Cyclone   
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  Event Start Date   04/06/1992   
  Event End Date   04/11/1992   
 

Duration of Event

  5 day/s   
         
  Location  
  Zone   Northern Territory   
  Region   Melville Island   
  Map   163   
         
  Human Casualties  
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  Total Cost  
$0.00 
   
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  Information Sources  
  Source/s   Printed Press - Northern Territory News   
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  Details  
  TC Neville caused damage to Bathurst and Melville Isalnds, with a few homes unroofed, trees uprooted and power lines downed. At the same time Bathurst Island was hosting a large sporting event with hundreds of visitors attending.
Naval and civilian shipping were either beached or moved to safer waters in preparation for the cyclone and air travel was cancelled. An oil rig supply boat was forced up on the beach by the winds, and 14 people were airlifted from the BHP rig Challis Venture.