[LINK] [Fwd: Cyclone Yasi Begins to Arrive]
Mike.Shearer at westnet.com.au
Wed Feb 2 17:06:19 AEDT 2011
On 2/02/11 2:41 PM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> It’s 2pm and the Strand at Townsville is absolutely deserted. Everything is closed and the wind is beginning to roar. The sea is looking ominous and yet it is still hours until the first proper front of Cyclone Yasi is due to arrive.
>> For the past few days we have been watching as the storm approaches – going about life as normal and yet every few hours, looking at the various websites monitoring the cyclone, having the sobering reality check that one of the biggest storms ever to hit Queensland is on its way. Anyway there is no avoiding it now – we are here and Yasi is on its way.
I'm in Townsville. If anyone wants to have news contact me directly
Mike.Shearer at westnet.com.au.
We've had a power outage already (it's back again now) and
communications might be tricky over the next 36 hours.
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