Australia faces weather woes with southern storms (AP)

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A clutter of boats and yachts are piled together at Port Hinchinbrook near Cardwell, Australia, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, after Cyclone Yasi brought heavy rain and howling winds gusting to 186 mph (300 kph). The storm, which hit in the early hours of Thursday, was among the most powerful ever to strike Australia, terrifying thousands of residents and causing widespread damage. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)AP - The tail end of one of Australia's largest-ever cyclones was felt at the other end of the country Saturday, as wild storms lashed Melbourne with destructive winds and flash flooding.