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EMERGENCY ALERT for Moreton Bay Coastal Areas

26/01/2013

A storm tide EMERGENCY ALERT has been issued for the Moreton Bay Coastal Areas.

Emergency services have advised a storm surge WATCH and ACT message is current for the Moreton Bay coastal areas, which could be affected by a dangerous storm tide at 10am on Sunday 27 January. It is expected this will be half a metre higher than the previous day.

People in the affected areas are asked to take action and warn their neighbours, secure their properties and move their friends or family if they are concerned about their safety. For more information listen to your local radio, visit the Moreton Bay Regional Council Website at www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au or www.disaster.qld.gov.au. Only call triple zero (000) if you or your property is in danger or if someone is injured.

The community will be notified when there is no longer a storm tide threat.



Contact for media enquiries: DCS media unit on (07) 3635 3310.


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