Damien proves ill omen for Pilbara

OPERATIONS remain suspended at Rio Tinto’s port and rail operations at Cape Lambert and Dampier in Western Australia’s Pilbara in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Damien, while other miners are already back at work.

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TC Damien crossed the coast as a category 3 cyclone

TC Damien made landfall as a category 3 cyclone right on Karratha's doorstep on the afternoon of February 8, lashing the region with torrential rain and wind gusts above 200kph.