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The 'Townsville Tornado'... Five years on.

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5 years ago this week a severe storm dubbed the 'Townsville tornado' ripped through the city. It was only 10 minutes, but the devestation was incredible. 20 thousand people without power, 60 houses completely destroyed and over 20 million dollars worth of damage. 

 Here's some of the photos that you sent in via our facebook page back in 2012. 

Checking the damage just after the storm hit.

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 A trampoline in street. It had blown 3 streets to land here.

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A street in Vincent completely destroyed

 The Sticker we released at the time..

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Here's a small montage of the news headlines after the 'Tornado' hit. 

 

Do you remember the Townsville Tornado? Share your memories with us below