Australia Cyclone: On-the-Scene Footage

February 02, 2011

Wednesday, North Queensland, Australia was hit with a category five cyclone, Yasi, that damaged much of the coast.

Yesterday, the majority of the Most Shared videos in Australia were all from the Queensland Police Service's channel, and in the time leading up to landfall, many users began posting "calm before the storm"-type clips. As the storm arrived, we began seeing videos posted from cities like Townsville, with some users uploading near hourly updates.

Here's a playlist with a sample of that footage: