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Cyclone Debbie: A quick guide for residents

18:05 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.

Cyclone Debbie to force evacuation of 25,000 low-lying Mackay residents

17:55 EDT

More than 25,000 people need to be evacuated from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above highest tide.

Cyclone Debbie damage bill for farmers could hit $1b, agricultural groups warn

17:38 EDT

Cyclone Debbie has the potential to wipe out fruit, vegetable and sugar cane crops worth more than one billion dollars, devastating regional communities and sending prices soaring at the green grocers.