Tropical storm "Debbie" goes through the coast of North-Eastern Australia, maintaining the steady winds of 185 km / h (114 mph) with gusts reaching more than 262 km / h (163 mph).
According to the Australian Bureau of meteorology, the storm threatens the coast of Queensland torrential rain, which combined with the threat of storm tide can cause serious flooding. According to meteorologists, the cyclone category 4 is the equivalent of a category 3 hurricane and is expected to linger for the next 12-24 hours.
The meteorological office reported that "very destructive core" of cyclone has left a path of destruction in the outer Islands and the nearby mainland. Coast residents have been warned about the approach of a storm surge up to 4 meters in height. Severe weather has already claimed the life of 31-year-old woman after hazardous conditions have been associated with a fatal accident Monday near the town of Proserpine.
Cyclone "Debbie" uprooted trees and brought significant precipitation to the region. The inhabitants reported that their apartments are shaking and Windows breaking. Clean beaches that were bright and Sunny Monday, was completely flooded on Tuesday.
Tropical storm "Debby" was large enough to be seen from cameras aboard the International space station. Facebook has activated the feature "safety Checks" so that users can register in the circle of his friends and relatives in the region.
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