Cyclone Yasi, Australia, Compared to the USA

You may be aware that there’s currently a massive cyclone bearing down on Northern Queensland, Australia – just what they need on the heels of the massive flooding that’s affected the region recently! I’ve been following tweets from the region via the storm hashtag #Yasi and in doing so have come across some interesting graphics and imagery. One interesting graphic from a news publication puts the size of the storm cell in perspective for Americans. See below the storm as seen on top of the continental USA. For more similar graphics see this report from

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