Tropical Cyclone Gillian Update: Storm Veering Off to Sea, Expected to Weaken

March 9, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Tropical Cyclone Gillian is expected to veer off to sea and weaken, Australian officials said on Monday.

The storm is projected to move off the coast of the country and not present any significant problems. 

The Bureau of Meteorology projected that the cyclone is moving away from the coast, southeast at 8 kilometers (five miles) per hour.

It said that it’s unlikely the storm will drop heavy amounts of rain or move into the countries interior. 

It will likely fizzle out as it moves toward Port McArthur late Monday and into Tuesday morning.

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