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Tropical cyclone predicted to form on Tuesday as technical issues take Townsville radar offline – ABC News

A tropical cyclone is expected to form on Tuesday morning off north Queensland and could reach category 3 strength, but the weather radar in Townsville is currently…

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A tropical cyclone is expected to form on Tuesday morning off north Queensland and could reach category 3 strength, as the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BOM) Townsville radar remains offline.
Key points:

  • The low is sitting 200 kilometres east of Innisfail
  • The BOM is expecting it to form into a tropical cyclone tomorrow
  • The Townsville radar could take days to repair after technical failures

A strengthening low is sitting in the monsoon trough just over 200 kilometres east of Innisfail, and a Flood Watch…

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