Damage comes after many coral reefs in Whitsundays were pummelled and broken by extreme weather event

Scientists have raised concerns about another sting in the tail from Cyclone Debbie, with fresh run-off pollution from torrential rains sweeping into Great Barrier Reef waters where many corals lie smashed.

The cyclone last month dumped much of its deluge on a stretch of the north Queensland coast known as an “erosion hot spot” that generates almost a third of all sediment flowing into the reef.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change