• Banana farmer Kerry Alcock stands near his cyclone damaged crop outside the northern Queensland town of Innisfail, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Cairns, Wednesday, March 22, 2006. (AP)
2006 was the year that Cyclone Larry rung up a 250 million dollar insurance claim for the people of Northern Queensland. Wind gusts reached up to 240 kilometres an hour causing 1 and a half billion dollars’ worth of damage.
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