30,000 people are being evacuated from Cairns, with a storm surge of up to 7 metres expected, much of Cairns could go underwater.
Some details below for people who could be effected, or who have family in the area:
For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster Management Services at www.disaster.qld.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the Queensland State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500.
For those evacuating, they are asked to register their whereabouts by ringing 1300 993 191 or by visiting www.redcross.org.au
Cyclone Yasi evacuation and relocation line - 1300 993 191
Stay safe everyone,
Till next time,