Cyclone Marcia aftermath

epa04629877 Tarn Smith, seven, is seen in front of his family’s damaged home in John St, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia, 21 February 2015. A powerful storm that hit Australia’s north-eastern coast weakened significantly as it headed south over the course of 20 February 2015, with heavy rains but no reports of major accidents or deaths. Tropical cyclone Marcia made landfall near the city of Rockhampton on the coast of Queensland state with gusts of up to 295 kph. Marcia was later downgraded from a category Five to a category Two storm as it moved south towards the city of Brisbane, the Bureau of Meteorology said, with maximum gusts down to 150 kph. EPA/KARIN CALVERT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Leave a Reply