Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued at 4:00 am Sunday, 9 February 2014.
Intense rainfall has eased over the North Tropical Coast and Herbert areas, with
the cluster of heavy showers and thunderstorms responsible for recent heavy
falls having moved inland and weakened.
A complex surface trough remains in place just off the North Tropical Coast, and
may lead to the redevelopment of intense rainfall in the next few hours; severe
weather warnings will be reissued if this occurs.
Flood warnings remain current for many rivers and streams between Cape
Tribulation and Ingham.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.