There have been another five confirmed cases of the dengue virus confirmed in Cairns.
Queensland Health says 43 people now have contracted the mosquito-borne disease since early last month.
The most recent cases are part of an outbreak in the Whitfield area.
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20:05 EST Homes have been inundated by flash flooding in northern Tasmania just hours after the north-west was pounded by severe winds that left a trail of destruction and caused widespread power cuts.