Tag Archives: Australian Floods 2010

Australia: Locals Rescued From Roof

Thirty people have been rescued by helicopter from the roof of a property near Gascoyne Junction, 950 kilometres north of Perth, as flooding continues in parts of Western Australia. Another six people were rescued after becoming stranded at Yalgoo, east

NSW Braces for More Flooding

Residents forced to evacuate Eugowra in New South Wales’ central west may be able to return home today, as other areas in the eastern states brace themselves for more flooding. The State Emergency Service expects to issue the all-clear for

Oprah Appeals for Aussie Flood Aid

Melbourne. US talk show icon Oprah Winfrey on Friday urged Australians to dig into their pockets to help victims of floods sweeping across eastern Australia, as officials warned the deluge could worsen next week. “I was sorry to arrive in

Disaster Zones Across Australia

Thirty-five council areas in New South Wales and Queensland have been declared natural disaster zones with more areas likely to be announced as floodwaters continue to rise, prompting more evacuations. New South Wales residents in the southern tablelands town of

Round Up: Blizzards, Floods and Fire

Video Report: Europe is experiencing some wild weather from flooding to snow to a wildfire.

Flash Floods Hit Melbourne

Storms have caused flash flooding in Melbourne’s east. Emergency services say about 80 properties have been flooded in the Croydon and Lilydale areas.