West Australia Braces for Cyclone

Western Australians are bracing today for a cyclone. 

Residents have been warned to batten down for storms and destructive winds gusting up to 140 kilometres per hour. 

Cyclone Narelle is estimated to be 525 kilometres and moving southwest at 13 kilometres per hour. 

Images posted by Perth Weather Live showed a towering red dust storm over the ocean ahead of the cyclone. 

A huge wall of reddish cloud, topped off with billowing white rose up from the ocean.