Tag Archives: Weather

Turkish Man Survives Freak Accident (Video)

How lucky can you be. This poor guy is just walking along the side of the road, then a gust of wind picks up a tin shed and it lands of him. When you watch the video you wonder how … Continue reading

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St. Elmo’s Fire A Weather Phenomenon (Video)

St. Elmo’s fire (also St. Elmo’s light) is an electrical weather phenomenon in which luminous plasma is created by a coronal discharge originating from a grounded object in an atmospheric electric field (such as those generated by thunderstorms created by … 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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Parts of Brisbane to Evacuate (Queensland Floods)

Residents in several suburbs in and around Brisbane have been told to evacuate immediately – with floods greater than 1974 expected to hit the southeast. A wall of flood waters is heading towards Brisbane, with residents warned to prepare for … 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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Brisbane Floods. (Queensland Australia)

Brisbane is the Capitol City of Queensland, and where I live. It just hasn’t stopped raining for days, and now it looks like Brisbane is going to start flooding as well. At the moment it is about 8.15 am, and … Continue reading

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Snakes Emerge as Water Rises.(Update Queensland Floods) 2011 Video.

  As if flooded Queenslanders didn’t have enough to worry about, snakes are also on the move to escape the rising waters – bringing them into closer contact with people. Kylie Alexander  who was bitten by an eastern brown snake … Continue reading

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Floods in Queensland Australia (Video Included)

It is Queensland’s multimillion-dollar nightmare. As authorities admitted yesterday the clean-up would take years instead of months, Prime Minister Julia Gillard was left to defend her $1 million donation to the state disaster appeal. Ms Gillard also announced hardship payments … Continue reading

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