would Probably have died "hundreds of thousands" of animals in the state of Queensland, said the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison on Friday. After years of drought, the livelihood of the inhabitants of the Region will be threatened by the "torrential" Flooding. Queensland government chief Annastacia Palaszczuk said she had seen on a visit to the flood areas in a "sea of dead cattle".
The flood of the century had set in Queensland, thousands of homes and many farms are under water. The cattle were weakened because of a previous drought anyway. About half of the 25 million cattle in Australia are farmed in Queensland. Many ranchers now fear for their existence.
In Australia's tropical North are heavy rains in the monsoon season, typical. In some regions, so much rain throughout the year, but fell within the space of a week. Meanwhile, the precipitation is weakened. (nag/AFP)
Created: 08.02.2019, 10:10 PM