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WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 02:26:00 +0100qt (en)

"There's no structural damage, a little debris, we're all good and in one piece. "What I'm really happy about is the preparation. Everyone went into lockdown and took the threat seriously. "It's back to business as usual." At 5.45am, the Bureau of Meteorology warned heavy rainfall and damaging winds....

Destructive winds to 130km/h as Cyclone Owen moves inland

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:10:00 +0100qt (en)

Areas of heavy rainfall, which may lead to flash flooding, are expected to develop further about the southeast Gulf of Carpentaria coast and across Cape York Peninsula during the early hours of today as the cyclone crosses. These areas of heavy rain are forecast to extend to the north tropical coast of Queensland through the weekend.

Le cyclone Owen menace les côtes nord-australiennes

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:10:00 +0100lapresse-CA (fr)

Cette violente perturbation s'est renforcée au large de la côte nord du Queensland, dans les eaux chaudes du golfe de Carpentaria. Owen devrait passer en catégorie quatre-violent cyclone tropical avec des vents très destructeurs-lorsqu'il atteindra les terres tôt samedi matin, selon les prévisions actuelles.

Les ouragans

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:20:00 +0100tv5 (fr)

Le puissant cyclone Owen menace les côtes nord-australiennes. Vidéographie sur les ouragans.

Australie: le puissant cyclone Owen menace les côtes

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:08:00 +0100lefigaro (fr)

Les Australiens du nord-est du pays se préparaient aujourd'hui à l'arrivée d'un violent cyclone tropical, Owen , les autorités mettant en garde contre les risques d'inondations soudaines et de vents destructeurs. Cette violente perturbation s'est renforcée au large de la côte nord du Queensland, dans les eaux chaudes du golfe de Carpentaria.

Cyclone Owen heads towards Queensland after Northern Territory escapes damage

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:29:00 +0100tvnz (en)

The Northern Territory appears to have escaped serious damage after Cyclone Owen hovered near the coast for much of the past two days before moving offshore and east. While islands and coastal parts of the Northern Territory mainland were battered by gale force winds and heavy rain, Emergency....

Wild weather causes flooding in Melbourne and chaos in Sydney

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:59:00 +0100guardian (en)

A thunderstorm sweeping across Melbourne is causing widespread flash flooding prompting numerous calls for assistance. Sydneysiders are also dealing with traffic chaos as residents along the length of the New South Wales coast are being told to prepare for heavy rainfall, damaging winds and large hailstones.

As Owen approaches, here's what you need to know about cyclones

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:59:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Owen is the first tropical cyclone for the Australia n summer and he is starting the season with a bang. After forming, dying down, crossing from the Coral Sea onto Cape York, moving across to the Gulf of Carpentaria, picking up strength and doing a U-turn, Owen is proving to be a great example of the erratic behaviour of cyclones.

MIL-OSI Australia: 14/13:51 EST Tropical Cyclone Advice for Severe TC Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:47:00 +0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Weather Warnings – Australia . IDQ20023. Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre. Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this warning. TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 31.

Queensland braces for Cyclone Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:54:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Cyclone Owen could hit a remote part of the Queensland coast as early as Friday night, as a severe category four storm packing wind gusts of 280km/h. Other parts of Queensland are on alert for flash flooding with Owen expected to dump a huge amount of rain along the state's east coast.

Queensland braces for Cyclone Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:39:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Cyclone Owen could hit a remote part of the Queensland coast as early as Friday night, as a severe category four storm packing wind gusts of 280km/h. Other parts of Queensland are on alert for flash flooding with Owen expected to dump a huge amount of rain along the state's east coast.

Queensland braces for Cyclone Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:35:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Cyclone Owen could hit a remote part of the Queensland coast as early as Friday night, as a severe category four storm packing wind gusts of 280km/h. Other parts of Queensland are on alert for flash flooding with Owen expected to dump a huge amount of rain along the state's east coast.

Queensland braces for Cyclone Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:32:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

Cyclone Owen could hit a remote part of the Queensland coast as early as Friday night, as a severe category four storm packing wind gusts of 280km/h. Other parts of Queensland are on alert for flash flooding with Owen expected to dump a huge amount of rain along the state's east coast.

Queensland braces for Cyclone Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:28:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

Cyclone Owen could hit a remote part of the Queensland coast as early as Friday night, as a severe category four storm packing wind gusts of 280km/h. Other parts of Queensland are on alert for flash flooding with Owen expected to dump a huge amount of rain along the state's east coast.

Queensland braces for Cyclone Owen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:26:00 +0100bordermail (en)

Cyclone Owen could hit a remote part of the Queensland coast as early as Friday night, as a severe category four storm packing wind gusts of 280km/h. Other parts of Queensland are on alert for flash flooding with Owen expected to dump a huge amount of rain along the state's east coast.

Cyclone U-turn away from NT delayed

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:46:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to U-turn away from the Northern Territory coast before gathering force and striking Queensland but that's taking longer than expected leaving residents with a nervous wait. Owen on Thursday afternoon was near the coast in the Gulf of Carpentaria with inland....

Cyclone U-turn away from NT delayed

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:57:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to U-turn away from the Northern Territory coast before gathering force and striking Queensland but that's taking longer than expected leaving residents with a nervous wait. Owen on Thursday afternoon was near the coast in the Gulf of Carpentaria with inland....

Cyclone U-turn away from NT delayed

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:52:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to U-turn away from the Northern Territory coast before gathering force and striking Queensland but that's taking longer than expected leaving residents with a nervous wait. Owen on Thursday afternoon was near the coast in the Gulf of Carpentaria with inland....

Cyclone U-turn away from NT delayed

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:46:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to U-turn away from the Northern Territory coast before gathering force and striking Queensland but that's taking longer than expected leaving residents with a nervous wait. Owen on Thursday afternoon was near the coast in the Gulf of Carpentaria with inland....

Cyclone U-turn away from NT delayed

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:44:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to U-turn away from the Northern Territory coast before gathering force and striking Queensland but that's taking longer than expected leaving residents with a nervous wait. Owen on Thursday afternoon was near the coast in the Gulf of Carpentaria with inland....

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