We have Snowzilla in the USA…
…and Yasi in Oz. Crikey! Look at the size of this thing a day ago:
Jo Nova has a size comparison for the present.
To give you some idea of just how expansive Yasi is, look at the size of it compared to the continental USA, and the UK just for scale.
Yasi 2011 – Cat4
More here at Jo Nova’s including some links to monitor the cyclone
Note to my friends in Townsville, QLD and Cairns: get outta there! Be safe.