Weather station staff to be evacuated as cyclone looms

By Laine Clark and Fraser Barton
Updated December 8 2023 - 8:55pm, first published 8:49pm
Fire and Rescue officers from Mackay to Cairns are preparing for Cyclone Jasper's arrival. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
Fire and Rescue officers from Mackay to Cairns are preparing for Cyclone Jasper's arrival. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

A remote weather station will be evacuated after a large tropical cyclone intensified off the Queensland coast, producing almost 300km/h wind gusts.

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