the Unusually heavy rain has led in the North-East of Australia to severe Flooding. More than 1000 people had to be brought to safety. An end to the rain in sight.
In the North-East of Australia, there has been an unusually heavy rain. Duration of rain turned in some areas of the state of Queensland streets in torrents. Rescue workers brought people with boats and helicopters from the flooded areas. More than 1100 people were taken from their homes in security. Still people stranded in their homes. The police called on residents of vulnerable zones in Townsville, to go into the higher-lying parts of the city.
More than 1100 people from their homes in security.
people are still stuck in their homes.
for days are reported from the city of Floods and landslides. In the city summer is now available rainy season, and February is the rainiest month. In a week it has been raining there, but nearly as much as usual throughout the year. At the airport of Townsville, were measured, according to the weather service 1012 mm of rain. This is a Seven-days-a record.warning-crocodiles and snakes
According to CNN, the authorities have to leave because of the flooding, the sluice gates at the Ross dam above the Townsville open. Thus, about 2000 houses were flooded. The government in Queensland, warned the inhabitants to bring in front of crocodiles, snakes and other wild animals in safety.
students were asked to stay at home. The inhabitants are to create drinking water supplies, because by the Floods, the pipes of the water treatment plant could burst, according to CNN.
"The quantities of water are just unbelievable," said residents of Chris Brooke house ABC. "Our basement is gone, the fridge and the freezer are floating in the water." The water should rise in five to six steps, was also flooded the floor.
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daily show at 09:00, 04.02.2019
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