She’s a Cat5 now and its going to be a long night in Cairns. Bigger than Tracy and stronger than Larry.

Brought on by climate change?

Just saying.

However, the government response prior to this disaster has been excellent and even innovative, I’ll say. Extra trains with $20 fares to assist evacuation of the expected area, along with other traditional preparations. Communication has also been good so far, with strong, unambiguous messages from Bligh. Looks like somebody has been working on their zombie plans. Nice work Qld SES.