Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia is predicted to intensify to a Category 5 system as it crosses the Queensland coast between Mackay and Gladstone early on Friday morning with destructive winds with gusts of up to 270 km/h expected near the core of the system. – AusBOM.
The system has slowed to moving at just 10km an hour and has intensified massively to what will be a category five cyclone.
The very destructive core of severe tropical cyclone Marcia, with gusts to 295 km/h, is expected to cross the coast between Mackay and Gladstone on Friday morning.
Here are links to live streams from the area:
ABC LOCAL RADIO BRISBANE: Live coverage from reporters and the newsroom. Here.
MACKAY LOCAL POLICE: Live stream of local police scanner here.
CAIRNS POLICE: If the cyclone hits as far north as Cairns then their police can be heard here.
FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND FIRE: Live stream of the fire service radios from Far North Queensland can be heard here.
Here’s a map of the area.