The Emergency Alert for Pormpuraaw and Kowanyama has been CANCELLED. 

Emergency Alerts have been issued for Pormpuraaw and Kowanyama as the areas are likely to be affected by Tropical Cyclone Owen, with destructive winds expected. People are asked to warn neighbours, secure belongings, and seek safe shelter. For more information listen to local radio. For cyclone damage assistance call the State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies call triple zero (000).