Media Update: Cyclone Marcia (Redlands) – Alert for Brewer St, Capalaba


Residents of Brewer Street, Capalaba, are being advised that they may experience flooding overnight and tomorrow due to the higher-than-usual incoming tides into Tingalpa Creek around 11pm tonight and 11am tomorrow.

Evacuations are not considered necessary but SES members are currently door-knocking the area to ensure all Brewer Street residents are fully aware of the potential for flooding from nearby Tingalpa Creek.

Tropical low expected tomorrow

A tropical low is expected to hit the Redlands late tomorrow morning, bringing the possibility of strong winds and heavy rainfall, combined with abnormally high tides. Residents living on the foreshore should prepare for higher than usual tides, while all residents should stay away from foreshores.

The following high tides for the morning are expected around the Redlands:

Location Fri PM, 20 Feb Sat AM, 21 Feb Sat PM, 21 Feb
Point Lookout 9:37pm 9:59am 10:23pm
Dunwich 11:08pm 11:30am 11:54pm
Cleveland Point 11:10pm 11:32am 11:56pm
Wellington Point 10:51pm 11:13am 11:37pm
Victoria Point 11:11pm 11:33am 11:57pm
 Redland Bay 11:27pm 11:49am 12:32am Sun

Sandbags available at the Showground

A “self-service” sandbagging station is set up at the Redland Showground (Norm Price Park), Long Street, Cleveland for residents to collect bags and fill them themselves.

Only residents with limited mobility who are unable to fill their own bags should call the SES on 132 500 for assistance.

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