Tag Archives: Australia Floods 2010

New Storm Forecast for Queensland

Video Report: A severe thunderstorm threatening flash floods has been forecast for the already badly inundated Australian state of Queensland.

Cyclone Heads for West Australia

A flood warning for Western Australia’s West Kimberley region has been lifted but the Pilbara coast has been put on cyclone alert as a tropical low approaches the coast. The low is moving quickly across the North-West Kimberley bringing rainfall

Australia Floods 200,000 Stranded

BRISBANE, Australia – Military aircraft dropped supplies to towns cut off by floods in northeastern Australia as the prime minister promised new assistance Friday to the 200,000 people affected by waters covering an area larger than France and Germany combined.

Disease Fears in Flooded Towns

Queensland authorities say they are increasingly concerned about the spread of disease and supplying food to thousands of people affected by record floods. Thousands of residents in Emerald, Bundaberg, Rockhampton and other towns are likely to be evacuated from their

New Cyclone Could Hit Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning there is a strong chance of a cyclone developing in Western Australia’s north-west on New Year’s Day. A tropical low is currently located around Katherine in the Northern Territory and is expected to move

Town Deserted as Waters Rise

Residents are evacuating their homes across low-lying parts of Queensland as floodwaters continue to rise in southern and central areas of the state. Bundaberg, Emerald and Rockhampton remain the focus of attention for emergency authorities dealing with rising floodwaters across

More Evacuations in Queensland

Queensland towns are bracing for more misery today as residents in deluged communities continue to be evacuated and flood waters continue to rise. Rain is clearing from sodden central and southern Queensland but water is continuing to flow into already

Queensland Towns Are Under Water

Entire towns are under water and hundreds of residents are being forced to leave their homes as flooding continues across Queensland. The State Government has declared a disaster in three towns – Theodore, Chinchilla and Dalby – where the worst

NSW Floods Force Evacuations

Twelve people have been evacuated from their homes at Eugowra in central western New South Wales due to major flooding as warnings are issued around the state. The State Emergency Service (SES) says 10 houses and businesses have been inundated

Devastating Floods Hit W Australia

Authorities say floods in Western Australia’s Gascoyne region have caused widespread damage to crops and pastoral stations. A station owner at Mooloo Downs, more than 200 kilometres east of Carnarvon, expects to have lost a significant number of cattle.