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Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
Torrential rain is falling in Mackay and local authorities have issued a storm surge warning as Tropical Cyclone Debbie makes its presence felt in the north Queensland city.
As north Queensland prepares for Cyclone Debbie and wind gusts of up to 240 kilometres an hour, there's one surprising factor that could affect how seriously locals are taking the storm.