02 Feb '11, 11am

Australia braces for Cyclone Yasi

Australia braces for Cyclone Yasi

INNISFAIL, Australia - A terrifying cyclone barrelling towards Australia strengthened to the most dangerous threat level on Wednesday, shaping up as one of the most lethal storms in the country's history. As the winds whipped up by Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi began wreaking havoc along Queensland coast, state Premier Anna Bligh warned the region's one million residents it was too late to escape "the most catastrophic storm to ever hit our coast". Yasi, the worst storm in a century, was expected to slam into the coast around midnight on Wednesday (1400 GMT), the Bureau of Meteorology said, after it was upgraded early in the day to a category five storm from category four. "This impact is likely to be more life-threatening than any experienced during recent generations," it said in an ominous warning ahead of the first category five storm to hit the area since 1918. Wild ad...

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Cyclone Yasi hits Australian coast

Cyclone Yasi hits Australian coast

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