Cyclone Anthony Alert 2 – Townsville Airport remains open

Townsville Airport remains open and fully operational. Townsville Airport has activated the Cyclone Management Plan, which remains on stage 2.

 At 4.00 pm EST, Bureau of Meteorology information showed Tropical Cyclone Anthony, Category 2 was estimated to be 280 kilometres east of Townsville and 160 kilometres northeast of Bowen.

Tropical Cyclone Anthony is currently moving southwest towards the southern Herbert and Lower Burdekin coast. The system is forecast to cross the coast between Ayr and Bowen late tonight.

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