News

Cyclone Ului moves closer to coast

Cyclone Ului is expected to reach landfall tomorrow morning. Image courtesy of Bureau of Meterology.
Cyclone Ului is expected to reach landfall tomorrow morning. Image courtesy of Bureau of Meterology.

WHITSUNDAY residents are being urged to continue cyclone preperations as Cyclone Ului heads closer to the coast.

According to the Bureau of Meterology as of 11am today the cyclone is expected to cross the coast between Ayr and Sarina early Sunday , possibly re-intensifying to a category 3 system before landfall. The cyclone is then expected to weaken inland later on Sunday.

VERY DESTRUCTIVE wind gusts to 170 km/hr near the cyclone centre may affect coastal and island communities in the threatened area early Sunday.

DAMAGING winds are expected to develop between Townsville and Yeppoon later today, then extend to adjacent inland parts on Sunday.

Heavy rainfall and flooding are likely to develop about coastal and adjacent inland areas between Bowen and St Lawrence early Sunday.
 


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

A warm Whitsunday welcome to Today Show

HANDS UP: Today Show weather presenter Natalia Cooper with Airlie Beach locals at Abell Point Marina yesterday morning.

The Today Show crossed live to Airlie this morning

Long wait is leaving resident in the dark

WAITING GAME: Oscar, Bel and Matilda Gater are awaiting insurance work at their Wilson's Beach home.

Bel Gater wants insurance claim answers.

Daily effort to find answers

STAY INFORMED: Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre executive officer Rebecca Woods is working to get answers for Whitsunday tenants and home owners.

REBECCA WOODS won't rest until she can find answers

Local Partners

The world is invited to Whitsunday SESsions

THE whole world will be invited to the Whitsunday SESsions cyclone benefit concert this Saturday.

What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

The band will perform at the Racehorse Hotel on Friday.

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

What public holidays are left in 2017

Ipswich residents will get the day off tomorrow for the show.

IPSWICH residents will get tomorrow off for the show

Caitlyn comes home to launch debut album

Gympie's Caitlyn Shadbolt will launch here debut album Songs On My Sleeve at an exclusive all-ages concert in Gympie on Friday, May 26.

Win tickets to Caitlyn's album launch

Top Gun 2 movie is happening, Tom Cruise confirms

TOM Cruise delights fans with announcement on Sunrise.

The first Baywatch movie reviews are in

From left, Jon Bass, Alex Daddario, Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, and Ilfenesh Hadera in a scene from the movie Baywatch.

Critics were less than impressed.

A warm Whitsunday welcome to Today Show

HANDS UP: Today Show weather presenter Natalia Cooper with Airlie Beach locals at Abell Point Marina yesterday morning.

The Today Show crossed live to Airlie this morning

Boyfriend loses it over sex lie

Stacey Louise’s sex lie destroys her relationship.

SEVEN Year Switch’s Stacey told a fib about her sex life.

Why Crowe’s thankful for those ‘bulls**t’ rumours

Russell Crowe and Terri Irwin in 2007.

Crowe and Terri Irwin have been dodging dating rumours for years now

MOVIE REVIEW: King Arthur - Legend of the Sword

Charlie Hunnam in a scene from the movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Why the critics have got Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur all wrong.

Concert death toll revised up to 22, tour suspended

There have been multiple confirmed deaths after 'explosions' heard at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

"We saw blood on people when we got outside."

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!