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Cyclone Marcia declared a catastrophe

Charlie Thomas 20 February 2015

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has declared a catastrophe for parts of central Queensland after the region was struck by the severe tropical Cyclone Marcia earlier today (20 February).

The storm developed into a category 5 cyclone with core gusts of 285 kilometres an hour, when it hit the Queensland coast between St Lawrence and Yeppoon.

It was downgraded to a category 3 storm soon afterwards, with forecasters predicting abnormally high tides and heavy rain for the region.

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