More bad news from Queensland.

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  1. Wildcat

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    After taking a beating from massive flooding last month, now Queensland is about to be hit by cyclone Yasi - claimed to be the biggest storm in Australian history.


    Australia braces for 'worst ever storm' - Yahoo!7
     

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    not a good year for you guys , hate to see what happens to insurance rates . Play safe,
     
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    stay safe you guys in that area
     
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    Good luck guys, stay safe!
     
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    I'm with you, friends, stay safe!
     
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    You guys from Oz is in my thoughs, stay safe, I wish you the best of luck in getting through the storm physically unharmed!
     
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    I'm with all here. Stay safe...
     
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    Hope you all get through this OK
     
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    Uh oh....stay safe guys!
     
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    Stay safe you guys!!
     
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    Well that sucks. Stay safe.
     
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    Time to get outta Dodge ?? Be safe down there...

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    man you guys are getting a bad double whammy! batton down the hatches... hope you make it through unscathed.
     
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    Man, who did you guys tick off????

    Keep your heads down and your feet dry!
     
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    That is a LOT to go through in a short time. This has had to just play hell with the farms and livestock. Hopefully it'll fizzle out some before landfall.
     
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    waiting to hear from my youngest brother, he lives in Cairns, on the northern side, told me yesterday his problem would be the storm surge whether it was at high or low tide.....definitely "feet wet" if it happened at high tide.....
     
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    Well it seems Cairns got lucky Wayne, the worst affected areas seems to be the small towns like Tully. My brother in-law lives in Cairns, and according to my wife, he didn't seem too fazed by the whole thing.
    Get ready to pay big bucks for banana's though, they're saying 85% of Australia's banana crops have been wiped out. Small price to pay for no loss of lives though.
     
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    Sounds about right Andy.
    .....just heard from my brother, said it was real wild night , the wind sounded like he had a jet hovering over the house all night, he has no power and the surge didn't happen, but there are plenty of trees where they shouldn't be....
     
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    Glad to hear he's alright Wayne!
     
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