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Monday, May 27, 2024

Cyclone danger passes

Tropical Cyclone Jasper has passed and there is no further risk of storm surge however the Cairns Local Disaster Management group is still urging people to be careful of damage, debris and fallen powerlines.

A severe weather warning, which includes locally intense and heavy rainfall is current for the Barron River catchment.

Flooding remains likely with a moderate flood warning current for the Mulgrave River catchment, while a minor flood warning is current for the Barron River. Localised flash flooding is also likely.

For help, call the SES on 132 500 or download the SES Assistance Queensland app.

Keep up with the latest news in Cairns and the Far North, and check out some of our top stories this week: Flood warnings issued for Cairns and Don’t forget to put your bins out.

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