Look back at RNZ's live coverage of Cyclone Debbie as it hurtled into the Australian mainland, bringing pounding rain and damaging winds to northern Queensland.
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The storm has weakened but the full devastation brought by Cyclone Debbie will not be revealed until morning. Video
As Cyclone Debbie bears down on the Queensland coast, here's a guide to how cyclones form, how destructive they can get, and how they get their names.
A New Zealand couple and their young children in Townsville have tied everything down and taped their windows as they brace for the storm. Video
As Cyclone Debbie hits Australia's Queensland, we look at five of the most devastating weather events to hit the state.
The most powerful cyclone for years is showing no signs of weakening as it barrels toward populated parts of Australia's north Queensland coast.
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as winds of more than 200km/h and possibly a 4m storm surge are predicted.
Evacuations have been ordered in areas of north Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down, with authorities warning of damaging tidal surges.
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