Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Peninsula and North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:31 pm Wednesday, 15 May 2019.

Ex-tropical cyclone Ann has now moved over land and is weakening.

Weather Situation: At 2.30pm AEST, ex-tropical cyclone Ann was located over land near Lockhart River. The tropical low will continue to move west-northwest and is expected to move into the Gulf of Carpentaria this evening.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in QUEENSLAND.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and severe thunderstorm warnings will be issued if necessary.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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