Tag Archives: Floods

Queensland Floods Jan 2012 (Pictures/Videos)

Well here we go again, there has been very heavy rain in Brisbane where I live which is the Capitol of Queensland, for the last couple of days, and flash flooding has started. Thank goodness it doesn’t seem as bad … Continue reading

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The Aftermath in Pictures(Queensland Floods)

Thousands of flood-affected Queenslanders face months waiting for the State Government to decide if they can rebuild their shattered properties. The Government’s statutory recovery authority, announced this week, it will have the power to determine if some streets can be … Continue reading

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Facts On The Flood Crisis/Mystery Infection (Queensland Floods)

These fast facts show how things are progressing with the flood crisis. Check the number of missing persons, homes and businesses affected and find information on essential services. Deaths:- A total of 18 confirmed so far. Official list from Queensland … Continue reading

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The Clean Up Begins/ Flood Crisis in Pictures (Queensland Floods)Video

As in any love story, someone, at some point, ends up wearing their heart on their sleeve. Yesterday, the entire city of Brisbane did just that. While the river settled back into its familiar rhythm, it left its victims and … Continue reading

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Death Toll Rises, The Search (Audio & Slideshow) Queensland Floods.

Brisbane Lord Mayor Campbell Newman wants a judicial-style inquiry into southeast Queensland’s flood disaster as the confirmed death toll rose to 15. A total of 33,701 properties in the capital were engulfed by the raging waters. A visibly shaken Anna … Continue reading

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Brisbane Floods Peaked, Raw Sewage in River. (List of suburbs Affected)Video’s

Brisbane is waking up to a mighty river peaking lower than 1974 levels, but nevertheless devastating for dozens of suburbs and tens of thousands of homes. According to Queensland Police , the river has reached its peak and will remain … Continue reading

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Sharks, Snakes & Looters (Queensland Floods)

There are reports of looters and a bull shark in the flooded Ipswich suburb of Goodna, west of Brisbane. Local Councillor Paul Tully says the main street of the Ipswich suburb is four to six metres under water. He says … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Saved, While Brisbane on Alert. (Queensland Floods)

AS floodwaters rose in Ipswich, one man risked everything to save the life of a kangaroo. While the man is unknown to many, Ipswich photographer Nick De Villiers was on hand to catch the action and the man-of-the-moment. Mr De … Continue reading

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Toowoomba Absolute Devastation (Queensland Floods) 2Videos

Thanks to Elsie for a heads up on this one from James Board Blog. Warning:- A small bit of bad language in this one. There is also a good video in this article in the “Courier Mail” See also pictures … Continue reading

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State Awash (Update Brisbane Queensland Floods)

Almost 3000 homes were left without power as Queensland’s flood crisis moved to the southeast corner. Brisbane residents are being offered sandbags and warned to prepare for flash flooding as the capital gets a taste of Queensland’s flood emergency. The … Continue reading

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