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Old 02.02.2011, 16:24
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Lord above. Just looked at this. Why can't they have one name for it all?
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Old 02.02.2011, 16:41
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Lord above. Just looked at this. Why can't they have one name for it all?
Welcome to planet earth
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To be fair, Tully is a pretty freaky place at the best of times
True...I think they smoke too much sugar cane.
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Old 02.02.2011, 16:57
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Re: Cyclone Yasi

btw in case you're interested ABC News removed the geoblock on their site so you can watch the ABC TV streaming coverage here

http://www.abc.net.au/news/abcnews24/
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btw in case you're interested ABC News removed the geoblock on their site so you can watch the ABC TV streaming coverage here

http://www.abc.net.au/news/abcnews24/

Thanks for the info. I lived in Cairns several years ago, and well, I loved the place and the people.
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Old 02.02.2011, 23:40
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Re: Cyclone Yasi

It looks as if most Australians have had a lucky escape from the cyclone. It has been downgraded to a category 2 now.

Whilst there has been extensive damage it seems that there may not have been any loss of life.

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Re: Cyclone Yasi

My brother and his family live right in the path of the cyclone, he was evacuated and went to Brisbane to sit it out as his house was almost at the centre of the storm as it hit land. Waiting to hear how bad the damage is. They were expecting large flooding from the tidal surges so they had to put all of their furniture up as high as possible, which was a bit difficult as they have a single story house!

Fingers crossed eh!
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The amusingly nerdy thing about these images over northern hemisphere continents is that to be feasible,the Yasi overlay needs to be "flipped", as cyclones (hurricanes) spin the other way up top.
In the southern hemisphere cyclones turn clockwise, in the northern hemisphere they are anti clockwise.

Same as flushing the loo.
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