Preparing for cyclones

Cyclone information

Preparing for cyclones

Cairns Regional Council is advising residents to make preparations for possible severe weather this weekend.

Heavy rain and strong winds associated with this system are likely to impact the Cairns region across the weekend and into early next week.

Sandbags will be made available from the Portsmith, Smithfield and Gordonvale Waste Transfer stations from 7.30am Saturday to assist residents in low-lying or flood prone areas.

The following websites and fact sheets will help you to be prepared for cyclones:

Emergency kits

Preparing for a cyclone


Storm surge Cairns property search

Storm surge evacuation maps

Cyclone warnings and categories