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DREAMS of an eco-resort that attracts 100,000 visitors a year experiencing the wonders of a Whitsunday island is back on the table.
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris is slowly building up to be brought back to life as a cyclone in the next two days, weather experts warn.
WEATHER watchers are still keeping their eye on ex-tropical cyclone Iris, with one Brisbane-based duo saying there is potential for it to regenerate.
NORTH Qld ports and marinas are re-opening this morning after the immediate threat of Cyclone Iris has passed, but weather models show she's not done yet.
CYCLONE Iris has been slowly teasing the coast as she slowly moves south for two days, and she's about to chuck a U-ey and bring more rain, wind.
TROPICAL Cyclone Iris is continuing to move southeast down the Queensland coast with wind gusts of up to 130 kilometres an hour.
A FLIGHT from Mackay to Brisbane was cancelled Sunday night after a bird strike grounded the aircraft.
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned ex-tropical cyclone Iris has a moderate chance of re-forming into a tropical cyclone by Tuesday.