A tropical low is expected to intensify tomorrow.
A tropical low is expected to intensify tomorrow. Windy.com

50% chance of cyclone to form off CQ on Tuesday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has increased the chances of a tropical cyclone forming off the coast of Queensland tomorrow.

"A tropical low in the Coral Sea continues to develop - moderate chance of a cyclone forming Tues," the bureau posted on Twitter at 5.15pm Monday.

"We expect it to track S/SW towards Central Queensland, South East Queensland but remain offshore.

"Strong winds and dangerous surf on southern beaches from Wednesday."

If the cyclone forms, it will be named Tropical Cyclone Linda.

 

 

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Earlier this afternoon, Higgins Storm Chasing was more confident, telling their followers the system "has a high chance of intensifying into a Tropical Cyclone during Tuesday and head south to south-west across the Coral Sea towards Queensland".

"The system is likely to remain a category 1 or 2 cyclone on Wednesday which will be named Linda. It is then expected to near the South East Qld coast late on Wednesday into Thursday."


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