posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 03:00 PM
In the next 1 to 2 hours there is a Catergory 5 Cyclone (hurricane) going to hit populated areas of Queensland. Cat 5 cyclone "Marcia" is expected to
be a Cat 2 and Cat 1 over inland moving south for the next 12 hours which is unprecedented.
7.40am CYCLONE MARCIA: Category Five Cyclone Marcia is expected to cross the Queensland coast at about 8am (AEST), packing wind gusts close to 300
kilometres an hour.
It’s expected to make landfall in the Yeppoon area about 8am (AEST), Brian Cox, from the State Disaster Co-ordination Centre in Brisbane, told ABC
“The system has sped up a little bit more. We’re seeing the eye approaching the coast near Yeppoon,” he said.
“We’re anticipating that around 8am it’s going to cross that coast line.” He said the timing couldn’t be worse, with the landfall time
expected very close to the peak of the high tide at 10am (AEST), compounding the risk of flooding from the dangerous storm surge the cyclone will
It is now less than an hour till impact.
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edit on 19-2-2015 by bellagirl because: (no reason