Mark Steptoe places plywood over broken windows at a home in Cardwell, Australia, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, after Cyclone Yasi brought heavy rain and howling winds gusting to 186 mph (300 kph). The storm,... more 
Mark Steptoe places plywood over broken windows at a home in Cardwell, Australia, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, after Cyclone Yasi brought heavy rain and howling winds gusting to 186 mph (300 kph). The storm, which hit in the early hours of Thursday, was among the most powerful ever to strike Australia, terrifying thousands of residents and causing widespread damage. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rick Rycroft
Sun, Feb 6, 2011 7:01 PM EST