Cyclone Yasi

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  • Cyclone start

    Yasi developed in the tropical low northwest of Fiji and started tracking westward.
  • Yasi given name

    Intencefied into a cyclone just north of Vanuatu. Named yasi at 10 pm by Fiji meteorogical service.
  • Yasi intensified to catagory 2

    Yasi intensified to catagory 2 traveling westward.
    Became catagory 3 by 4pm.
  • Yasi intensified to catagory 4

    Yasi, upgrading to a catagory 4 cyclone, started to travel west-southwest towards the Queensland coast.
  • Yasi intensified to catagory 5

    Yasi intensified to catagory 5 with wind speeds up to 285 km/hr.
  • landfall near Mission beach

    landfall near Mission beach in Queensland between midnight and 1 am.
    Still traveling west-southwest.
  • weakening

    reaching Mount Isa at 10 pm.
    weakening to a tropical low.
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