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Emergency Alert has been issued for Kowanyama, alerting people in the area that destructive winds are likely today as a result of Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen. People are advised to seek shelter by 5.00pm today (Friday 14 Dec) For more information listen to local radio. For cyclone damage assistance call the State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500.