12 January 2018

Joyce declared Category 1 cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Joyce was declared a category one system yesterday (11 January), with winds of 65kph. It is expected to grow to a category three cyclone today (12 January) with winds up to 180kph, and to make landfall tonight or tomorrow morning east of Port Hedland.

A red alert has been issued for people in or near Broome to Bidyandanga (including Bidyadanga, but not Broome) to go to a shelter immediately.

For information about operations at Australian ports contact GAC Australia at  

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