Emergency alerts have been issued at Australia’s ports of Gladstone, Abbot Point and Mackay after threats a Category 2 Tropical Cyclone, named ‘Marcia’, would smash into Central Queensland.
According to World Maritime News, Gladstone Anchorage has been evacuated and all vessels currently in the Gladstone Harbour were removed and put to sea.
Cyclone Marcia has been moving through the Coral Sea towards the Queensland coast in a south westerly direction.
It is expected to maintain this general motion through to landfall on the eastern Queensland coast between St Lawrence and Bundaberg.
(Source: The Guardian)