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Cyclone Tracy 1974 / Tracy killed 71 people, caused A$837 million in damage (1974 dollars), or approximately A$4.45 billion (2014 dollars). It destroyed more than 70 percent of Darwin's buildings, including 80 percent of houses. Tracy left more than 41,000 out of the 47,000 inhabitants of the city homeless prior to landfall and required the evacuation of over 30,000 people. Most of Darwin's population was evacuated to Adelaide, Whyalla, Alice Springs and Sydney.

Cyclone Tracy 1974 / Tracy killed 71 people, caused A$837 million in damage (1974 dollars), or approximately A$4.45 billion (2014 dollars). It destroyed more than 70 percent of Darwin's buildings, including 80 percent of houses. Tracy left more than 41,000 out of the 47,000 inhabitants of the city homeless prior to landfall and required the evacuation of over 30,000 people. Most of Darwin's population was evacuated to Adelaide, Whyalla, Alice Springs and Sydney.

Cyclone Tracy, December 1974.

A tense time waiting for the storm to strike

The Darwin trip is a unique one on the footy landscape, but not so foreign to our club any more. It's almost a home away from home for the Dogs.

▶ Cyclone Tracy Newsreel [1974] - YouTube

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A Futuro house in Darwin - destroyed by Cyclone Tracy in 1974

Futuro Home - Darwin, Australia

The Futuro house - the home of the Future

1974 Cyclone Tracy memories - Twisted steel girders - Darwin, Australia.

1974 Cyclone Tracy

In 1974 Cyclone Tracy destroyed the City of Darwin in north Australia in a few hours See a map of Cyclone Tracy, pictures, photos, sound recordings and salvaged objects in the Darwin Museum exibit.

SOPHIE CUNNINGHAM'S WARNING: THE STORY OF CYCLONE TRACY - BOOK REVIEW | Salty Popcorn

Cyclone Tracy - the most epic Australian disaster has its 40th anniversary. WARNING: THE STORY OF CYCLONE TRACY is Sophie Cunningham's recount of the event.

Cyclone Tracy (TV Mini-Series 1986) - IMDb

With Chris Haywood, Nicholas Hammond, Tracy Mann, Linda Cropper. Drama serial based on the devastation wreaked by Cyclone Tracy on an area of Darwin on 24th December 1974.

Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone that devastated the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. It caused A$837 million in damage (1974 dollars), or approximately A$4.45 billion (2014 dollars). It destroyed more than 70 percent of Darwin's buildings, including 80 percent of houses

Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone that devastated the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. It caused A$837 million in damage (1974 dollars), or approximately A$4.45 billion (2014 dollars). It destroyed more than 70 percent of Darwin's buildings, including 80 percent of houses

Futuro House (aka UFO House): Demolished And destroyed Futuro Houses: Strange, Weird, Wonderful And Cool Buildings: