Programming amendments for extended coverage of Cyclone Yasi. The storm is expected to cross the coast at 10pm EST.
On Ten, in Brisbane, there will be an extra news bulletin at 9.30pm tonight (Feb 2), meaning the season return of House will not be seen there. Regular Late news at 10.30 follows in all markets.
The missing episode of House will now air at 9.30pm Fri in QLD.
On Thursday morning (Feb 3), Ten morning news at 6am will be extended to 2 hours in all markets, and will start at 5am in Brisbane, continuing to 10am there as well. News at 9am remains as normal except in QLD.
On Nine, regular programming continues, with the cricket starting, as scheduled at 2pm AEDT. In Sydney and Melbourne, A Current Affair will follow the 6pm news, with cricket coverage resuming from 7pm.
UPDATED: In QLD, the news will be at 5pm, with CRICKET BACK at 5.30, news again at 6pm, then ACA and cricket live from 7.00pm.
UPDATED: Like during the floods, Nine will air a late news bulletin, after the cricket. 10pm NSW and VIC, 9pm QLD. Also Today on Thur Feb 3 in QLD will be extended to 10am, followed by Nine’s morning News at 10am instead of 11am in QLD.
On Seven, rolling coverage continues – presumably until they reach the 4.30 news.
UPDATED: Today on Nine and Sunrise on Seven both will start at 5am (4am QLD) Thur Feb 3, finishing at 10am. Seven look like continuing rolling coverage for Thursday, according to their ticker on the current rolling coverage. It shows news at 12 midday which would suggest Sunrise / The Morning show will continue coverage, then the morning news at 11.30 merges into the coverage.
ABC News 24 and Sky News continue to provide full non stop rolling coverage. The Weather Channel also features regular segments and updates.
Radar image taken around 2.30pm AEST, Feb 2.
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