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High cloud moving over TAS ahead of a trough is bringing virtually no rain. Skies are clearer in the far east under a weakening ridge of high pressure.

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Cyclone threat intensifies for Townsville as tropical low tracks toward the north Queensland city

11:01 EDT

A tropical low off the north Queensland coast is tracking towards Townsville and could cross the coast as a category four cyclone early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is warning.

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

11:00 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Cyclone brewing in north Queensland prompting new residents to prepare early

16:26 EDT

Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.