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18
Mar

Destructive Wind Gusts Likely as Cyclone Trevor Approaches North East Queensland

Cyclone Trevor was officially named at 5am this morning as a tropical low in the Coral Sea intensified overnight into the Category 1 system. Trevor is expected to move west-southwest today before strengthening and making landfall near Lockhart River late Tuesday as a Category 2 system. Bureau of Meteorology Weather Services Manager, Dr Richard Wardle,

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18
Sep

Bureau of Meteorology predicts possible cyclone, El Nino this Wet season

Long-range weather forecasters are warning Top Enders to brace themselves for another eventful Wet season with a possible cyclone and heavy rains predicted. The cyclone predictions come as clouds of uncertainty hang over when the Gunner Government plans to start putting power lines underground, six months after Cyclone Marcus left some 28,000 homes in the

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13
Dec

Wujal Wujal’s New Wifi Brings Vital Communication Link During Wild Weather

In cyclone-prone far north Queensland, a new community-wide wifi network has been installed in the state’s smallest shire in a bid to solve problems during severe storms that often leave the town of Wujal Wujal completely isolated. Wujal Wujal on Cape York Peninsula suffers major challenges during heavy rain, with all roads out of town

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19
Dec

Plan for cyclones to avoid late rush on important items

It isn’t hard to plan for a cyclone, but leaving everything to the last minute will create unnecessary headaches for you and your family. Shops run out of batteries, the queues at petrol stations go round the block and there’s a risk some family members won’t be clear on what to do when a cyclone

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12
Dec

Be prepared the best motto for cyclone season

Don’t be one of the hundreds of people vying for the last torch at the hardware store when a cyclone heads to Darwin. Save yourself from stress and the possibility of missing out by preparing your cyclone kit before a cyclone is bearing down on the Territory. Keep in mind that power may go out,

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30
Nov

What’s your backup power plan this cylone season?

So you live in an area affected by cyclones? Although there are many well-documented ways you can prepare your home or business for the storm season, one thing that is often overlooked is the impact that power outages can have on your comfort, livelihood and safety. Power outages are an inevitable and frustrating side-effect of the

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02
Nov

Ride out cyclone with checklist

Refer to the following guide, provided by Emergency Management Australia and the NT Emergency Service, to protect your family and property. ONCE A CYCLONE WATCH IS ISSUED • Re-check your property for any loose material and tie down (or fill with water) all large, relatively light items such as boats and rubbish bins • Fill

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