The risk of storm surge is the most dangerous hazard associated with cyclones and can cause flooding of low-lying coastal areas. Most cyclone-related deaths are from drowning in a storm surge or flood.
This page contains links to useful information about storm surges and how to get ready.
The following websites and fact sheets will help you to be prepared for storm surges:
Bureau of Meteorology
Maritime Safety Queensland
During and after
Visit the following Government websites:
Tune-in to the Australian Broadcasting Commission:
In case of fallen powerlines:
In South East Queensland call Energex on 13 62 62
In all other Queensland areas call Ergon Energy on 13 22 96
For information on volunteering:
For insurance information: