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Last Updated: Friday February 04 2011 14:21 GMT

In pics: Cyclone Yasi aftermath

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - house in Tully that's in ruins

People in northern Queensland have started clearing up the mess left by Cyclone Yasi, the worst storm to hit Australia in 100 years.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - overturned caravans and uprooted tree in Tully

Winds of up to 170mph have overturned caravans and knocked down a tree at this caravan park in Tully.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - tree that's fallen onto a hospital in Tully

Around 600 police and emergency workers, along with 4,000 soldiers, have been sent out to help. This team is at a hospital in Tully - a tree has collapsed on top of it.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - business owner whose had part of his roof blown off in Tully

This business owner in Tully is trying to fix his shop roof. Part of it was torn off by the category five storm - the strongest possible category.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - library in Cardwell has lost its roof

Rescuers are sawing through fallen trees and power lines to reach towns that have been cut off. One of them is Cardwell, where this library's roof was destroyed.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - person takes a photo of a damaged house in Innisfail

The cyclone has left one person dead so far. Officials have said they're amazed that more people didn't die in the storm.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - boat washed up at Port Hinchinbrook

Cyclone Yasi whipped up huge waves along the coast and was powerful enough to fling boats like this one inland.

Cyclone Yasi aftermath in Queensland, Australia - boats crashed against Hinchinbrook harbour

A ship carrying 3,000 tonnes of food and other aid is being sent to the area. People living in the storm-hit towns have been asked to be patient while help reaches them.