Photo: Cyclone Larry Devastates Australian Towns, Crops; Second Storm Approaches



A satellite view shows Cyclone Larry as it crossed the coast of northern Queensland, Australia, on March 19 at 12:33 p.m. Coordinated Universal Time.

Larry made landfall as a Category Five storm with winds of up to 180 miles an hour (290 kilometers an hour), tearing the roofs off buildings and leaving about 120,000 people without power.

Image courtesy Australian Bureau of Meteorology/Processed from data received from the geostationary meteorological satellite MTSAT-1R operated by the Japan Meteorological Agency


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