FNQ bus services weather storm

FNQ Sunbus services are back on track, following wild weather and widespread flooding in the past 24 hours

March 21, 2012

Far North Queensland Sunbus services are
back on
after flooding and cyclonic winds disrupted routes yesterday.

A Cairns Sunbus spokesperson says services resumed as normal early this morning after buses were flooded in, and unable to leave bus depots yesterday.

"Everything is running out there as normal," he says.

"The first bus out of here was quarter to five and it ran all right."

Townsville’s Sunbus services are also running,
despite a freak storm, described as a 'mini-tornado', destroying six houses, and blowing roofs, trees and power lines onto roads and yards Monday night.

All major roads in Cairns are now open, but some Townsville areas remain closed to the public with power lines still down in the worst hit areas.

In Cairns, Mount Molloy Road is now open, the Bruce Highway has reopened to vehicles at Seymour River near Gairloch and at the Frances Creek crossing, and Kamerunga Road at Freshwater and the Freshwater Creek roundabout is open.

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