Australia watched awe-struck as Cyclone Marcia's ferocity increased to a Category Five as she marched towards the Queensland coastline.
LIFE will carry on as normal in about three weeks’ time for cyclone victim Peter Bickhoff.
AS CENTRAL Queensland bunkered down to face Cyclone Marcia, Carol Wrage was getting ready to help others.
Cyclone Marcia has come and gone, but it left four residents on Middle Percy Island with a massive clean-up job.
Weather UPDATE: The Mary River has peaked at 4.3m on Tuesday morning, lower than the expected 5m flood height.
ROADS were gouged out and giant trees wedged into bridges, but the Gympie region took Tropical Cyclone Marcia in its stride.