Australia watched awe-struck as Cyclone Marcia's ferocity increased to a Category Five as she marched towards the Queensland coastline.
Cyclone Marcia has come and gone, but it left four residents on Middle Percy Island with a massive clean-up job.
THE Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the unique acceleration of Tropical Cyclone Marcia from Category 1 to 5 in record time.
The violence of Cyclone Marcia has now passed for Queensland, now comes the clean-up and the recovery
GLADSTONE may have escaped Cyclone Marcia with minor damage but it's a different story in outlying areas.