A severe tropical cyclone is centred
off the southeast tip of Papua New Guinea.
The category three rated cyclone, codenamed
Justin, is centred just 140-kilometres from Rossel Island and more than
one-thousand-kilometres off the north Queensland coast.
Australia's Tropical Cyclone Warning
centre in Brisbane says cyclone Justin, has wind gusts up to 200 kilometres-per-hour,
and is affecting small islands in south-eastern Papua New Guinea.
Squally winds and heavy seas are being
The cyclone is expected to move slowly