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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Brisbane Extreme Weather

Brisbane Airport is currently experiencing extreme weather due to ex-tropical cyclone Oswald. Below is a copy of the current weather conditions at the field.

Brisbane Airport current ATIS:

YBBN INFORMATION SIERRA 0248Z
EXPECT INSTRUMENT APP RWY 01
RUNWAY WET
HIGH INTENSITY APP LIGHTS ON
WIND VARYING 020-080 DEG
MIN 20KTS, MAX 35KTS, GUST 45KTS
CROSSWIND 30KTS
VISIBILITY REDUCING 4000M IN RAIN
CLOUD SCT 0800FT, BKN 1200FT
TEMP 24
QNH 1001
SEVERE TURBULENCE REPORTED BELOW 5000FT
WINDSHEAR WARNING
SEVERE UNDERSHOOT SHEAR REPORTED AT 0050FT

Maroochydore Airport (YBSU) north of Brisbane remains closed since 0845 this morning. There have been some diversions from Coolangatta (YBCG) however the airport remains open.

Brisbane Airport still remains open at this time. Travellers should check with their airline for possible delays or cancellations.