Cyclone Yasi is now a category 5 cyclone and heading directly towards the area where Mr and Mrs GOF reside. As way of explantion, Yasi covers an area equal to the entire United States. It is expected to cross the coast around about 12am Queensland time, with winds reaching or exceeding 280kl an hour. The eye of the storm is 35km in diamenter and is expected to take an hour to pass.
Their horror has already started, so please keep them in your thoughts, and send them positive energy and comfort.