Disasters and distances

Disasters and distances

Over the last few days I’ve been watching from afar the build-up, impact and effects Tropical Cyclone Debbie has had on Queensland.  The category four storm bashed into the Whitsunday coast between Bowen and Airlie Beach earlier this week, with my hometown of Mackay (just over an hour’s drive to the south) copping its fair share of destructive winds and torrential rain too.

Mobile phone screen shot of weather radar showing Cyclone Debbie hovering off the Queensland Coast.

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