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An Emergency Alert has been issued for Pormpuraaw as the area is likely to be affected by Tropical Cyclone Owen with destructive winds expected from 9pm today (Fri 14 Dec). 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.