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Tropical Cyclone Owen Tipped To Cross Saturday

UPDATE | A Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds and heavy rainfall is current for people in North Tropical Coast and Tablelands and parts of Peninsula, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders and Herbert and Lower Burdekin Forecast Districts. Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen will move into the tropical interior on Saturday with heavy rainfall...

TC Owen Update For Rockhampton Residents

The Bureau of Meteorology has advised that the Rockhampton Region is still expected to be impacted by Tropical Cyclone Owen on Sunday and Monday. Heavy rains and winds are expected, with flash flooding possible, but the most severe weather systems are currently predicted to remain north of Rockhampton. Chair of the LDMG,...

Flood Watch Issued For Far North To Rainbow Beach

Flood Watch for the Gulf of Carpentaria, south Cape York Peninsula and coastal catchments from Cape Tribulation to Rainbow Beach Flooding is likely across parts of the Flood Watch area over the weekend and into next week. ⚠️The #Flood Watch has just been re-issued for the Gulf, southern Cape York Peninsula and coastal catchments...

Arson Behind Norman Gardens House Fire

Officers investigating a suspicious house fire in Norman Gardens have charged a man with arson. Emergency services were called to a house that was on fire on Pftzemaier Street at 4:00AM on Thursday. The house was extensively damaged as a result. A 32-year-old Koongal man has been charged with one count each of...

CYCLONE | 60 Additional Emergency Crews Making Their Way North

Image Credit: Queensland Ambulance Service Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has just provided an update on Tropical Cyclone Owen and his likely movements. She is urging Queenslanders to listen to warnings ahead of this weather event over the coming days. Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to strengthen to Category Four and make landfall late Friday...

SLSQ | Worst Start To Surf Life Saving Season On Record

CC0 Public Domain  Surf lifesavers are pleading with beachgoers to exercise caution and common sense in the water these holidays, following a significant spike in drownings and other fatalities on Queensland beaches in recent months. Nine beachgoers have already lost their lives across the state since Surf Life Saving Queensland’s 2018/19 reporting year began on...
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