City: Abergowrie / Queensland Australia
Time: 12:00 +/- 12 h
Land use: Land
Twin tornadoes were observed about 60m apart then merging into one. The tornado de-roofed a house that had also lost It is roof in cyclone Yasi in 2011. Unconfirmed reports that wind speeds were up to 300km/h. An eyewitness said the noise was deafening and saw sheets of iron swirling in the tornado accompanied by frequent lightning. Local residents feared for their safety as they took shelter in a church.
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