Category 5 Cyclone Larry severely devastated the Babinda area. Fortunately, no lives were lost or severe injuries reported. Unfortunately however infrastructure and crops were heavily damaged. Damage was estimated in the many millions of dollars and the public via the Prime Minister and Premiers fund raised over $1million for victims of the event. The cyclone continued across the gulf and petered out around Croyden, but not before devastating many lives and income.
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