First, a plain old satellite image of the approaching storm:
And then the storm image overlaid on a map of the USA and UK, just for comparison:
That thing is HUGE.
All my good wishes and sympathy to our good friends in Australia. As if you didn't have enough with the floods ... Good luck, guys.
Jo points out in a later post that super-cyclones have been hitting Queensland regularly for at least 5000 years. But that won't stop the alarmists from blaming it all on