SEQ’s Turn

SEQ weather

As the weather begins to clear in Charters Towers, it’s not so pretty down south or on the Coast… Even worse for those in the cyclone ravaged areas. The Weather Bureau has issued a Severe Weather Warning which touches into some of Our Towns and comes as the South East of the State cops a big … [Read more...]

Cyclone Debbie Update

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As the eye wall of severe tropical cyclone Debbie continues to impact the Whitsundays this afternoon the BoM Cyclone Warning Zone now shifts inland to Charters Towers, Mount Coolon, Moranbah, and Pentland. Townsville to St Lawrence and extends to include Townsville, Mackay. Areas to the south and … [Read more...]

Debbie Makes Land

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Cyclone Debbie is making landfall between Bowen and Airlie Beach…Homes have lost roofs and tress have been uprooted. At 1pm BoM estimated Debbie to be 55 kilometres east southeast of Bowen and 20 kilometres northeast of Proserpine. The system is still forecast to move slowly west-southwest over … [Read more...]

Debbie Moves In

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Cyclone Debbie is battering the Whitsunday Islands and is on track to cross the coast at around 2pm near Bowen. BoM says Debbie is at Category 4 and moving at 6 kph and has winds gusts of up to 260 kph with gusts at the Centre at 175 kph. As a Category 4 Debbie is the worst cyclone to hit us … [Read more...]

Local Pollies Begin Post Debbie Work.

bob katter

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter is thinking ahead and has contacted the Government at the “highest level” and asked for Casevac helicopters and sought assurances of the Australian Defence Force’s availability to aid post Cyclone Debbie. “We’ve also been in touch with KAP State Member for … [Read more...]

Cyclone Debbie – Hours off The Coast

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The eye wall of severe tropical cyclone Debbie is soon to pass across the Whitsunday Islands as it thunders towards the Coast as a category 4 Cyclone. Hamilton Island is already reporting gusts of up to 175 kph and locals are being urged to stay indoors. Multiple agencies – and in partnership … [Read more...]

Debbie on Track to Cross coast at Cat 4

palm tree in storm

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued its latest update on Cyclone Debbie as she tracks towards the Queensland Coast with a ferocity. The Cyclone Warning Zone now has been extended. As well as stretching from Cardwell to St Lawrence and Townsville, Mackay, and the Whitsunday Islands, areas inland … [Read more...]