Tag Archives: Australia

Flooding Fitzroy


Western Australia experienced flooding of the Fitzroy River due to mass amounts of rainfall in mid-march. Flooding of the river endangered both people and property, instigating an evacuation of the areas subject to the flood’s destined path. The river’s protrusion … Continue reading

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Cyclone Yasi


Many people across Australia were facing the destructive aftermath of Cyclone Yasi on February 3rd 2011. The streets were covered in trees and many power lines were down. The storm left 180,000 homes with out electricity. The cyclone was classified … Continue reading

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Cyclones Bombard Australia With Rain


Cyclones near Australia have led to heavy rainfall, specifically cyclone Carlos.  Record levels of rain, over 684mm of rain fell in Darwin, Australia over the span of four days.  Subsequently, homes were evacuated, the Darwin airport was shut down and … Continue reading

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More flooding to Australia: Cyclone Yasi


As Australia is still dealing with flooding, more damage will be caused by Cyclone Yasi, which is expected to hit in the next few days. It has strengthened to a category 3 storm and is expected to reach a 4. … Continue reading

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Severe Floods in Australia Result in Heavy Damage


In early January, the worst flood in years destroyed many homes and businesses in Brisbane, Australia. The storm left 970 people whose homes are no longer existent trying to find temporary shelter. Debris is currently covering streets in the area … Continue reading

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Flooding in Australia


Queensland Australia has been receiving enormous amounts of rainfall since Christmas time due to cyclone Tasha and La Nina. Before Queensland received over 30 inches of rain in the month of December (2010) they were suffering from a decade long … Continue reading

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