Torrential rain brought by tropical storm Oswald, continues to be the strength of a large part of the northern suburbs of Queensland. The cyclone brought down the first category, all accumulated precipitation on the area between the two populations of Australian Aborigines and Pormpuraav Kavonyama. In settlements further north, such as Veype, wind speed during the cyclone reached 90km / h
In Kavonyame rainfall damaged the runway of the local airport, in connection with which he has temporarily ceased to function. Plunged into the water almost all the major roads near the city, which always gives local people a lot of problems, because the transport finally normalized only after the end of the rainy season. And in the absence of use of the airport, which is also flooded at the north Australians virtually no means of communication with the neighboring towns.
Hundreds of homes in the west of Cape York are still without power after wind storm damaged power lines. To the south of Cairns floods occurred, why had to close some roads. Near the Tully and Innisfail dropped record rainfall — 300 mm. Forecasters believe the showers will linger in the peninsula for about two days and will move several inland before gone into the bay. For coastal areas of Cape, especially Western, there is the threat of storm surges waves.