The storm moved at a walking pace across the coast leading to a slow and steady trail of destruction through Ayr, Bowen, Airlie Beach and inland areas
First responders, media, insurance assessors and tradies all contribute to the economic recovery of towns torn apart by cyclones.
TWO western Queensland dams are being pushed beyond their limits by the remnants of Cyclone Debbie, prompting a call for those living downstream to seek safety.
THE aftermath of Cyclone Debbie is starting to sink in for north Queensland residents as some prepare to walk away from their business and the region.
TWO men stranded after their vessel ran aground on rocks near Whitsunday Island have been found after a night out in Cyclone Debbie
ROOFS have been torn off houses after the mining town of Collinsville, south-west of Bowen, experienced it's first category two cyclone on Tuesday night.