04 Feb '11, 10pm

Pray for the people of Australia.. Flooding, monster cyclone, much devastation-- via @AddThis

CARDWELL - Australia marshalled 4,000 soldiers and sent a supply ship with tons of food to its cyclone-stricken north-east coast on Friday, as awe-struck residents in wrecked towns confronted debris that included boats tossed into yards. The authorities confirmed the first death from the storm that slammed into the coast early on Thursday and said a search was under way for two missing people. The police said the man who died was 23 years old and had asphyxiated due to fumes from a diesel-powered generator he was using in a closed room as he sheltered from the storm. Cyclone Yasi flattened dozens of homes and ripped roofs and walls from dozens more. It cut power supplies in two regional cities and laid waste to hundreds of millions of dollars worth of banana and sugar cane crops. Residents and officials were amazed that the death toll was not higher. The storm whipped the ...

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