Western Australia, November, 1910

Broome cyclone, 1910

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40 Fatalities
20 Homes Destroyed

A tropical cyclone with winds estimated at 175 kilometres per hour caused 40 deaths and widespread destruction in the Broome region.

Twenty houses were destroyed and more than 70 damaged. The housing damage was estimated at 20,000 pounds. There were 34 pearling boats wrecked or sunk and a further 67 blown ashore.