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Cyclone Yasi

Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Yasi made landfall on the coast of Queensland in 2011. Although it caused $3.6 billion in damage, there was only one related death.

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How do you prepare for a cyclone?

Board up the windows, find a safe place or leave, depending on your situation. Have canned food and bottled water if you stay and hope for the best. Further information: Emergency Management Queensland's website offers the following advice for basic action before and during a cyclone: Have a list of emergency phone numbers is an easily accessible position Determine which is the strongest, most secure room in your house Pack an Emergency kit which includes items such as first aid, torch and portable radio with spare...
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Where do most cyclones occur?

Cyclones form and occur in a variety of areas around the world. "Cyclone" is the generic term for cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes. Cyclones develop in the warm seas near the equator, but do not cross the equator. Those in the southern hemisphere are usually known as cyclones, but cyclones in the China Sea region are often called typhoons, whilst those in the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean are known as hurricanes. Cyclones are prevalent in humid, tropical, warm to hot regions. They require...
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How did cyclone yasi start?

As is the case with all tropical cyclones, Cyclone Yasi was generated from a low pressure system out at sea some days earlier. ...
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What was cyclone yasi death toll?

1 person died
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Where did Cyclone Yasi form?

Cyclone Yasi formed in the waters just off Fiji.
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What is the geographical process accociated with a tropical cyclone?

Land Clearing/Habitat Destruction and maybe this also: Wind and Water Erosion the person who answered the question, is so dumb ...
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How many people died in the cyclone Yasi?

There has only been 1 (indirect) death reported.
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When did cyclone Yasi happen?

February 3rd 2011 in northern Queensland Australia.
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How fast was cyclone yasi?

cyclone yasi travled about 500m a hour to start of with but then it got slower, the cyclone was sopost to hit at 9pm but it slowed down so it hit at about mid night ...
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Was cyclone yasi a tropical cyclone?

Yes. if it hits like cairns its a tropical cyclone
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When did cyclone yasi form?

It formed north of Fiji on Sunday night.
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When did Cyclone Yasi end?

Once a cyclone hits land, that is usually the end of its force. Cyclone Yasi made landfall on 3 February 2011, and although some of its power was gone, it was unusual in that it did keep going, and continued to travel another 800 km inland before finally being downgraded to less-than hurricane strength the following day, on 4 February. ...
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Where did Cyclone Yasi get its name from?

Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi was given its name in Fiji. The cyclone started as a tropical low near Fiji, and when it was upgraded to a cyclone, it was given a Fijian name by the Fiji Meteorological Service. ...
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How did Cyclone Yasi get its name it's not on the Australian alphabetical name lists?

Quite simply, Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi was so named because it is a Fijian name, meaning 'sandalwood', and the cyclone started as a tropical low near Fiji. It was named by the Fiji Meteorological Service. Not all cyclones which hit the Australian coastline originate in Australian waters. Those which originate in Australian waters are given more 'Australian', or English-sounding names. ...
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What was the size of cyclone yasi Queensland?

The size of Cyclone Yasi is about 500km wide.
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Why did cyclone yasi start?

As with all cyclones, Cyclone Yasi was generated from a low pressure system out at sea some days earlier. The sea temperatures and weather conditions were simply right for a cyclone to be generated from the tropical low. ...
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Where did cyclone yasi take place town or city?

Cyclone Yasi travelled through more than one country. I'm in the Solomon Islands and it hit parts of this country, and then went to Australia (the state of Queensland). Australia was the last country it hit. I'm not sure where it was before the Solomon Islands..... maybe Fiji. ...
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How long did Cyclone Yasi last for?

Cyclone Yasi made landfall at about 1am on the morning of 3 February 2011. It did not dissipate, like most cyclones, but continued in intensity as it moved inland. The danger to the immediate area had passed within twelve hours. ...
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Where does Cyclone Yasi come from?

Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi developed near Fiji.
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What time did cyclone yasi hit?

11pm in QLD.
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What is the cause of Cyclone Yasi?

Like all tropical cyclones, Yasi began as a tropical low, in this case near Fiji. ...
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When did cyclone yasi start?

Cyclone Yasi started on the 29th of February as a tropical low north of Fiji ...
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How many people died Tropical Cyclone Yasi?

There has only been 200 deaths reported