Tropical Cyclone Bronwyn formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria and crossed the Queensland coast north of Weipa then moved southwards through state. About half of Queensland received more than 50 mm of rain and Paluma had 1270 mm in 48 hrs. Serious flooding occurred and Giru, south of Townsville was isolated. About 0.9 m of water entered Ingham. The Burdekin River flooded Ayr and Home Hill.