On March 27, 2017/Cyclone Debbie/ the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of Cyclone Debbie approaching the coast of Queensland, Australia. Shortly after the image was acquired, the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center estimated that the sustained wind speeds in the center of the storm were 90 knots (165 kilometers or 105 miles per hour).

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is making landfall across the coast of northeast Australia, packing sustained winds of 185 kph mph) with gusts reaching more than 262 kph mph).

Cyclone Debbie from space, captured by the Japan Metrological Agency

The sheer size of Tropical Cyclone Debbie is shown in stunning photographs captured by NASA and other space agencies.

Ex-cyclone Debbie from 35,000 kilometres above

Ex-cyclone Debbie from kilometres above

Storm clouds gather in the town of Ayr in far north Queensland as Cyclone Debbie approaches

Storm clouds gather in the town of Ayr in far north Queensland as Cyclone Debbie approaches

Hamilton Island smashed by Cyclone Debbie. Picture: Jon Clements

Hamilton Island smashed by Cyclone Debbie.

North Queensland wakes to damage left behind by Cyclone Debbie

North Queensland wakes to damage left behind by Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie's 'destructive core' struck the north coast of Queensland on Tuesday leaving extensive damage behind in its wake - damage is estimated to run into the billions.

Video thumbnail, Stay out the flood water: Huge man eating shark washes up on road

Huge man-eating SHARK washes up on road as Australia is battered by cyclone

"Don't go into the flood water": Huge man-eating shark found on road as Australia is battered by Cyclone Debbie - Mirror Online

In pictures: Cyclone Debbie leaves harbour in ruins - 9news.com.au

Tropical Cyclone Debbie, which will make landfall as a Category 4 storm, is threatening winds of up to 250 .

Shark block on the road in Australia After tropical cyclone Debbie battered town of Ayr, Queensland, Australia, A bull shark was washed up and stranded on the road on Thursday.

This is why you're told never to swim in flood water. Ayr Australia is 10 miles inland.


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