Tropical Cyclone Unnamed (Flores Sea)
27 - 29 Apr 1973

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Area affected Flores Sea, island of Flores (Indon.).
Central pressure Lowest estimated 975 hPa.
Winds Maximum estimated mean winds 120 km/h.
Rainfall No reports.
Seas & storm surge No ship reports in area. Press reports of tidal waves (presumably storm surge).
Damage Press reports indicated at about 1500 people perished. Government buildings, schools, houses, dams and bridges destroyed in four districts of Flores. A 500 ton Timorese fishing vessel Oarbiru sunk in Flores Sea with most of 26 crew drowned.


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