Thursday March 04, 2021
The threat to north Queensland communities from tropical cyclone Niran appears to be easing.
Cairns residents are beginning to feel the effects of Cyclone Niran. (Photo: ABC)
While the Bureau of Meteorology has maintained its warning for people living between Cape Flattery and Innisfail it now expected the slow-moving Niran to travel south-east and away from the coast.
The category two cyclone was on Thursday sitting 335km northeast of Cairns and 315km east northeast of Cooktown with winds of 110 km/h at the centre creating gusts of 155 km/h.