Uneasy peace as Cairns waits

Cairns still looks peaceful as Yasi approaches.
Cairns still looks peaceful as Yasi approaches.

THE birds and the bats are still circling as per usual so it looks like we've still got a couple of hours before anything is going to happen.

One of the major TV networks is broadcasting from the hotel next door but we've all been asked to now stay in our apartments as the window for evacuating to centres has closed.

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