Cyclone WARNING from Gilbert River Mouth to Cape York. Cyclone WATCH
from Port McArthur to Gilbert River Mouth.
Cyclone WARNING from Lucinda to St Lawrence. Cyclone WATCH from
Innisfail and Lucinda.
At 7pm EST, TC Gillian (Cat 1) was 140km W of Weipa and
165km NW of Cape Keerweer, moving E at 7km/h. This system
should bring heavy rain, gales and storm tides tonight and on Monday, with potential for Destructive winds.
At 7pm EST, a Tropical Low was 370km ENE of Townsville and
285km NNE of Hamilton Island, moving SE at 15km/h. This system will
continue moving in a general SSE direction, then shift NE on Monday. This system may develop into a tropical cyclone on Monday afternoon. Gales are a risk between Lucinda and St Lawrence on Monday. Heavy rain will occur from Townsville to St Lawrence into Monday.
Next update due by 11pm EST.
20:59 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.