The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter is on its fourth flood related task for the day. This morning the Maroochydore based crew was tasked to search for a woman believed to be missing in flood waters near Pomona. She was found safe and well by searchers on the ground. The helicopter then went to the aid […]
The good news is that a missing Pomona woman has been located safe and well by the combined efforts of Sunshine Coast emergency services this morning. Local Disaster Coordination Centre Police Liaison Officer Senior Sergeant Peter Grace said the Pomona local made right the choice not to drive into flooded road. “Unfortunately she then became […]
Heavy rain and some severe weather on the Sunshine Coast is predicted to hit the region over the next 24 to 48 hour. With it comes the reminders to not only be prepared for flash flooding in low lying areas but to avoid unnecessary travel and remember – if it’s flooded it, forget it. Sunshine […]
Sunshine Coast Local Disaster Management Coordinator Alan Rogers said the heavy rainfalls experienced overnight have eased and the low pressure system has moved offshore. “It’s been a wet night but not a dramatic one, with some local flooding along creeks, Kin Kin remains isolated and about 30 roads remain closed. “Overall the region received between […]
With the Sunshine Coast Local Disaster Management Group now in recovery phase, Coordinator Alan (Fox) Rogers said the main focus today would be on the safety and welfare of people.
[vid]Unbelievable scenes along Alexandra Headland as the storm tide whips up a large amount of foam, blown further onshore by strong winds. The sight quickly turned into a playground.
Sunshine Coast Local Disaster Management Coordinator Alan (Fox) Rogers said the latest update from the Queensland Bureau of Meteorology show the worst of the weather is now hitting the Coast and will continue all day and overnight.
With high temperatures expected to impact the Sunshine Coast in coming days, the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is reminding residents of the dangers of heat-related illness.
With 5.5m waves and 25 knot winds forecast for the Sunshine Coast this Wednesday, shark control nets will be removed from Sunshine Coast beaches starting today.
Boat and property owners along Queensland’s coastal and river frontages should brace themselves for king tides this week.