OT: Thoughts with Queenslanders (TC Yasi)

eckinator eckinator at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 03:41:05 EST 2011


Tan, stay safe, don't take any chances and I hope everyone gets away in time.
Ceterum censeo: I hope the lesson about climate change impacts won't
be lost. We have seen the enemy and he is us.
Ecke

2011/2/2 John Sessoms <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com>:
> From: Darren Addy
>>
>> Australia's "Katrina": http://tinyurl.com/3k839
>>
>> Quote:
>> THIS IMPACT IS LIKELY TO BE MORE LIFE THREATENING THAN ANY EXPERIENCED
>> DURING RECENT GENERATIONS.
>>
>> Peak gusts of 174mph and landfall near high tide (15-18 hrs from now)
>> are feared. Yasi is now Category 5 and will not encounter cooler water
>> as it approaches the coast.
>
> Sounds more like Camile than Katrina.
>
> The big danger is that in addition to the damaging winds, this storm has the
> potential to dump a LOT of rain on the already saturated areas of Queensland
> if it turns even slightly southward.
>
> I hope it will not do the damage I fear it might.
>
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