Looks like Bingil Bay, Mission beach and Dunk Island have drawn the short straw. I was reading online today that there about 40 people holed up in the carpark of an apartment block in Mission Beach, it is apparently well above any expected storm surge level but still not a good position to be in.
From the latest BOM advice.
THIS IMPACT IS LIKELY TO BE MORE LIFE THREATENING THAN ANY EXPERIENCED DURING
Details of Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi at 7:00 am EST:
.Centre located near...... 16.1 degrees South 150.9 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 20...