A CYCLONE WARNING has been issued for the Burdekin Shire. Residents are advised to tidy yards, tie down any loose items and ensure they have their emergency kits ready.
SANDBAGS will be available at the SES depots in Ayr and Home Hill from 2pm today for those residents in low-lying areas. Residents in low-lying coastal areas such as Jerona, Alva and Wunjunga are advised to make preparations for higher than normal tides today (29/1/14), tomorrow and Friday.
Council also will post all the latest advices on our Facebook page. Please continue to monitor the Bureau of Meteorology website www.bom.gov.au for the latest updates on this event.