A 3.5-meter long shark turned out to be the unexpected victim of Cyclone Debbie in Queensland, Australia. The shark was found in a puddle of floodwater in the middle of a street. The authorities have warned residents to stay out of the floodwater.
Watch: Cyclone Debbie in Queensland
Three days after Cyclone Debbie hit northeastern Australia, the serious damage caused by the storm continues to be revealed. In addition, some unusual sights have been documented.
On Thursday morning, the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services uploaded a picture of an unexpected victim of the storm, a 3.5-meter long shark that washed up on a main street in the town of Ayr.
Photo Credit: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services/Channel 2 News
The tweet read: “Think it’s safe to go back in the water? Think again! A bull shark washed up in Ayr. Stay out of floodwater. #TCDebbie #ifitsfloodedforgetit”
Thousands of Australians were evacuated from their homes due to the storm. The local authorities took out mandatory evacuation orders for 30,000 residents who live in the towns near the coast and warned residents against entering the floodwater.
— Qld Fire & Emergency (@QldFES) March 30, 2017