tc yellow alert YELLOW ALERT!

 

A CYCLONE IS COMING - ACT NOW

 

When a YELLOW ALERT has been issued, you need to take action Monitor radio, television or Internet for information on the cyclone’s progress, particularly any storm surge advice.

 

  • Know where your family and pets are located. Consider sheltering pets early.
  • Secure boats, caravans, trailers, garden sheds, rainwater tanks and LPG bottles to tie down points.
  • Store or secure other loose items like outdoor furniture that is likely to be thrown about by destructive winds.
  • Fasten all cyclone screens. Board up or heavily tape exposed windows.
  • Put fuel in your vehicle and park it in a sheltered area with the handbrake on and in park or first gear.
  • Ensure your emergency kit is complete and fill emergency containers with water.
  • Close curtains and lock doors.
  • Prepare to move quickly to the strongest part of your house or relocate to the nearest welfare centre if required.
  • If you live in a low-lying coastal area and the cyclone is likely to create a storm surge, you may be advised to relocate now. Refer to your family cyclone plan.