Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Cyclone Debbie: Before and after photos

By Kym Agius, Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 07:40 EST
ABC image
Daydream Island before and after Cyclone Debbie. - ABC

Satellite images have captured how some of Queensland's tourism iconic islands and tourism infrastructure has faired after Cyclone Debbie.

, bringing down power lines, isolating towns and inundating hundreds of homes from associated flooding.

Power has been restored to 98 per cent of the state, but the recovery is slow going for some areas.

Rockhampton's clean-up only hit full speed this week .

Meanwhile, , bringing forward planned renovations.

A joint $10 million State and Federal Government package has been announced this week to help the cyclone-ravaged tourism industry rebuild.

Here is how some of the damage looks from the sky:


- ABC

© ABC 2017

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Early snow heading to Australian Alps

13:47 EST

A cold front is surging across southern Australia today and will reach the Alps on Sunday morning.

Adelaide's early start to winter

11:35 EST

A pair of fronts are set to bring a chilly start to winter for the South Australian capital.

Cyclone Debbie rebuild continues for 'heartbroken' north Queensland residents

09:36 EST

It has been almost two months since Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast and many residents in the Whitsundays are still rebuilding their lives.