Wednesday, March 17, 2010

From imagery by NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites, twin tropical cyclones over the South Pacific on March 15:

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More On The Cyclones From Earth Observatory

The twin cyclones hit the Solomon Islands and Fiji hard. Cyclone Tomas has been hammering Fiji for four days. Dozens of homes were damaged in the Solomon Islands. The death toll is rising in Fiji.

UPDATE : Tourist resorts off the Queensland coast are now being evacuated.