The ex-cyclone will skirt down the east coast today, WeatherWatch says.
Numerous flights were cancelled due to Storm Ciara's powerful winds.
The storm is expected to travel from the west Kimberley coast to Pilbara coast as early as Monday.
The Fiji Met Service said heavy rain may lead to flash flooding.
Businesses are continuing to brace themselves.
One of the containers is still unaccounted for.
It unfolded just two days after a tornado struck Christchurch.
"It was just like a freight train."
Two people were injured when a roof collapsed on a Christchurch mega store.