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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office



Issued at 5:41 pm Friday, 20 March 2015.

Tropical cyclone Nathan has weakened to a category 1 system as it moved over the
Cape York Peninsula during the day. The system is now likely to maintain its
category 1 intensity as it continues to move across the remainder of the Cape
York Peninsula tonight and into the Gulf of Carpentaria on Saturday.

As a result, the current Tropical Cyclone warning has now been extended to the
west coast of the Cape York Peninsula, between Aurukun and Kowanyama.

Please refer to latest Tropical Cyclone Advice for details.

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.
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