Burdekin Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) is continuing to monitor the weather event associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris and remains in Lean Forward status heading into the Easter weekend.
Residents are encouraged to monitor the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) website www.bom.gov.au for updates during this period.
Motorists planning travel are advised to keep updated with all BOM advices. At present an Initial Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cairns and Burnett Heads has been issued.
Burdekin LDMG is closely watching the weather event and will provide any further advice as required.