13 Dec 2023

Cyclone Jasper approaching Australia

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 13 December 2023

Cyclone Jasper is edging closer to Australia's northeast, with risks of storm surges and damaging winds. It's expected to make landfall later today, and residents in Cairns were given 'prepare to leave' notices yesterday afternoon. Australia's weather bureau is forecasting gales to start on the coast within the next six hours. ABC reporter Alexandria Utting spoke to Corin Dann.