Flood risk returning to northeastern QLD
Thursday February 25, 2021 – 15:00 EDT
A tropical low is expected to develop in the northwestern Coral Sea, which could lead to flooding rainfall to northeastern parts of Queensland over the next several days.
The tropical low has the potential to lead to a significant weather event, although model uncertainty is high with respect to how this system evolves over the coming days.
A possible scenario is that the system remains slow-moving near the northeast coast of Queensland, leading to a prolonged spell of heavy rainfall in this area.
In this scenario, multi-day rainfall totals could exceed 500mm over parts of the North Tropical…