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02-02-2011, 11:35 PM #1
Mother of all cyclones hits AustraliaCyclone 'Yasi', termed to be the mother of all cyclones, made landfall between Innisfail and Cardwell in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland minutes ago.
Mass evacuations have been underway in anticipation of what forecasters expect will be the largest cyclone ever to hit the continent since 1918.
Tropical cyclone Yasi became much more powerful and was upgraded to a dangerous category five tropical cyclone on the Saffir Simpson scale on February 1, 2011....being a human...
02-02-2011, 11:45 PM #2
02-03-2011, 11:30 PM #3
The most powerful cyclone to hit Australia in generations has affected over 170,000 people in flood-ravaged northern Queensland province, uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and cutting electricity.
Cyclone Yasi is the worst cyclone to have hit the country since 1918.
Flood alerts remained in place in some areas as river levels continue to rise.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard also asked north Queenslanders to not let their guard down in the wake of Cyclone Yasi, saying the storm was still dangerous....being a human...