2011 Australian floods

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-Devastating floods affected large regions of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria in January 2010. In Queensland, 22 people were killed and nine were still missing as at 24 January 2010. +Devastating floods affected large regions of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria in January 2010. In Queensland, 22 people were killed and nine were still missing as at 24 January 2010.<ref>[http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/01/24/3120613.htm Death toll from south-east Qld floods rises to 22], ABC News</ref>
The Australian federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has predicted the economic cost of the disaster will be the highest in Australia's history. The Australian federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has predicted the economic cost of the disaster will be the highest in Australia's history.
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* [http://maps.google.com.au/maps?ftr=crisisresponse.kmlpanel:src=queensland_floods&cad=konbit:queensland_floods,pos:0 Queensland floods map with emergency information]] * [http://maps.google.com.au/maps?ftr=crisisresponse.kmlpanel:src=queensland_floods&cad=konbit:queensland_floods,pos:0 Queensland floods map with emergency information]]
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Revision as of 10:59, 24 January 2011

Devastating floods affected large regions of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria in January 2010. In Queensland, 22 people were killed and nine were still missing as at 24 January 2010.[1]

The Australian federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has predicted the economic cost of the disaster will be the highest in Australia's history.

Contents

Impacts

Queensland

Victoria

  • 75 towns have been subject to flooding
  • 3000 rural properties have been flooded
  • Cost impacts to the agriculture are estimated to be up to $1.5b
  • Total cost estimates are up to $6b

Videos

Flash flooding in Toowoomba

ABC (United States) Worlds news reports on floods in Australia and Brazil

See also

External links

References

  1. Death toll from south-east Qld floods rises to 22, ABC News


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