Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Queensland Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued at 3:00 am Saturday, 3 September 2016.
A deep low pressure system over north central New South Wales has moved rapidly
southeastwards overnight, easing the pressure gradient over southern inland
Winds gusts are no longer expected to exceed 90 km/h.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* 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.
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.
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 preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.