Natural Hazards - Tropical Cyclones
Tropical cyclones (known as hurricanes or typhoons in some countries) are like giant whirlwinds in which air moves in a large, tightening spiral around a centre of extreme low pressure.
Australia's worst cyclones: timeline, Australian Geographic, February 4, 2011.
True force of Yasi may never be known, Australian Geographic, February 3, 2011
Cyclone damage to the Great Barrier Reef, Australian Geographic, March 8, 2011
Cassowaries hit hard by cyclone aftermath, Australian Geographic, February 8, 2011
Highway One: Cardwell's recovery, Australian Geographic
Create a timeline of events that relate to cyclone Yasi. Include information regarding the build up of the cyclone, the destruction it caused and the recovery and rebuilding efforts.
Create a mock Twitter feed which relates to #CycloneYasi. You might choose to include tweets from emergency services, people who are trapped in their homes, people who evacuated their homes, people who are not sure where some of their family members are, government authorities, volunteer groups, etc.