Cyclone expected to cross Kimberley coast as a category one cyclone as Broome records 88mm in the past 24 hours
Residents in the Western Australian tourist town of Broome have been spared the worst after Tropical Cyclone Joyce failed to intensify to a category three system and headed down the Kimberley coast.
A yellow alert had been in place for the town since Wednesday afternoon and remained in place on Friday afternoon for areas south of the Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga to Wallal Downs as Joyce continued to journey down the seaboard.
The Bureau of Meteorology said Joyce was now expected to cross the Kimberley coast as a category one cyclone.
Tropical Cyclone Joyce
An ALL CLEAR has been issued for people in to .
The threat has passed but take care to avoid the dangers caused by damage.
GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY UPDATE
Road between Willare and Roebuck Roadhouse Plains closed.
Road between Port Hedland and Broome open.