Cyclones hit Australia, ‘Sharknado’ scene happens in real life

Waking up this morning, residents in Lennox Head, New South Wales saw a familiar scene from the movie Sharknado.

A four-foot shark washed up on the shore of an east coast Australian beach today. Photos of the shark made its way around social media.

How did the shark get there?

Northern Australia was just pounded by two cyclones – Cyclone Lan and Cyclone Marcia – causing evacuations. Thousands of locals are dealing with power outages and even damage to houses.

Most recently, Cyclone Marcia had wind gusts of up to 180 miles per hour – equivalent to a category 5 hurricane in the U.S. Good news is that the storms are weakening and there are no reported injuries.

Hopefully Australians won’t see Tara Reid running down the beach next.

Caitlin Martin

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Caitlin Martin

Taking the path less traveled has been Caitlin’s mantra and now it describes her travels as a contributor for Johnny Jet. From representing her dream clients in travel and hospitality at a top global marketing and PR agency and spending 10 years on the agency side, she’s uncovering inspiration on the other side of the table. She’s an east coaster at heart but enjoys living the beach life in Los Angeles, laughing loudly and singing in her Mini convertible. Follow Caitlin as she chronicles inspirational places and faces she meets along the way. She can be found on Twitter at @caitlinlmartin or email caitwrites@gmail.com.

1 Comment on "Cyclones hit Australia, ‘Sharknado’ scene happens in real life"

  1. I’m a Melbourne girl and I hadn’t heard about this until just now. Perhaps I need to turn on the news. :S

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