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Cyclone Larry

Updated: 04-May-2010

Each Year between January and May there is a small chance the Tropical North will be affected by a Cyclone.

Cyclone Update Link:
Bureau of Meteorology

Cyclone Larry 2006:
Unfortunately in March 2006 Cyclone Larry crossed the coast at Innisfail, just 100 kilometres south of Cairns.

Cyclone Larry was a category 4 storm and caused substantial damage to flora, fauna, crops, Innisfail town and the surrounding region. Winds ranged from 180 - 230 kph and water

Cairns City had limited structural damage with flooding in some areas, fallen trees & power lines being the major concerns.

Cyclone Larry is considered to be the worst cyclone to hit the coast of Queensland since 1931.

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