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        01-10-2011, 05:36 PM
      #1
    Yearling
    Exclamation Floods in Queensland

    Hope everyone is safe I know theres a few Aussies and Queenslanders on here. Take care everyone.
    I will try to post some pics for the international viewers though I'm sure you'll see it on the news. Its like an inland tsnumai going down the Toowoomba range
    Anyways take care
         
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        01-10-2011, 05:49 PM
      #2
    Showing
    I hadn't heard anything about the flooding till I saw a post from a friend on FBook.
    I hope everyone is on high ground as well. Be safe my Aussie friends.
         
        01-10-2011, 11:37 PM
      #3
    Foal
    I'm an aussie too but I thank my lucky stars i'm not in qld. The pictures an videos we are seeing are absolutely heartwrenching. They now think that the brisbane river is going to flood the cbd because they are going to have a king tide tomorrow! What rotten luck. My hopes and prayers are with everyone involved.
         
        01-11-2011, 12:02 AM
      #4
    Green Broke
    I am and I can tell you it sucks I don't have any pics but several towns have gone under and there are a few people dead and a lot more missing. Im glad to say it hasnt gotten to bad near me so far.
         
        01-11-2011, 12:26 AM
      #5
    Green Broke
    There are 13 confirmed dead now. 72 missing. Brisbane river has broken it's banks. These floods are going to be worse than the 1974 floods that damaged or destroyed nearly 7000 homes.

    My thoughts are with all those affected.

    Our country is a scary place to live at the moment, there is also flooding in NSW & Vic & northern parts of Western Australia. We are also battling an out of control bushfire in part of WA too.
         
        01-11-2011, 01:29 AM
      #6
    Green Broke
    Yeah its a bit annoying how most people are either woorying about flood or fire depending on where they are.
         
        01-11-2011, 01:31 AM
      #7
    Green Broke
    Death toll has been revised to 9 confirmed. 5 people have been found safe so missing is now at 66.
         
        01-11-2011, 03:19 AM
      #8
    Foal
    On a less serious note, my sister and I were wondering what this event will be 'nicknamed', like the 'black saturday' bushfires.... I spose they'll think of something
         
        01-11-2011, 04:16 AM
      #9
    Green Broke
    Gahhh I feel for everyone I am just fortunate as where I am there are no floods, and bushfires are a good distance away from me
    I hope everyone is okay...
         
        01-11-2011, 05:05 AM
      #10
    Yearling
    Heres a few photos these are from the facebook page set up for it......some mental photos
    Its gotten to the stage that even military aircraft are grounded
    The brisbane river has burst its banks and they are saying that 40,000 houses/buisness will be impacted
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