Trees Downed as Ex-Cyclone Uesi Brings Heavy Winds to Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island was battered by wind gusts of up to 150 km/h on February 14 as it was hit by the remnants of Cyclone Usei.

Strong winds were expected to affect the Australian island until the afternoon of February 14.

This video shows damage on the island.

Cyclone Uesi had previously been a Category 3 storm when it passed the eastern coast of New Caledonia on February 12. The storm weakened as it traveled south towards Lord Howe Island.

The cyclone has been blamed for causing dangerous surf conditions in Queensland. Surf Life Saving Queensland reported having to give assistance to 50 surfers in Noosa on February 13. Credit: deniiiisssse via Storyful