Qld facing tropical cyclone threat

There’s severe bushfires wreaking havoc across most of the state, but Queensland is now facing another weather threat.

The Bureau of Meteorology says there’s a “moderate chance” of a tropical low developing into a possible cyclone in Queensland on Sunday.

“A tropical low is currently located over the Solomon Islands,” the Bureau of Meteorology said.


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“The low is forecast to move in a southwesterly direction while developing further over the next three days.

“At this stage, it is expected to remain outside our region of responsibility before entering the Eastern Region during Sunday or Monday.”

It’s understood there’s a 20 to 50 per cent chance of the low forming into a cyclone.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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