The Emergency Alert for Karumba has been CANCELLED. An emergency alert has been requested by the Carpentaria Council, alerting people in Karumba that they may be affected by Tropical Cyclone Nora. Destructive winds are likely from today. People are asked to warn neighbours, secure belongings and seek safe shelter. If you choose to evacuate outside the Gulf area, Queensland Police advise you should evacuate today. For more information listen to local radio or go to www.carpentaria.qld.gov.au . For cyclone damage assistance call the State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500.