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Weather report. Australia. Flooding in Queensland, emergency in southeastern state «3B Meteo

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Floods in Australia (file photo)
Floods in Australia (file photo)

a few days ago Extreme weather conditions affect parts of eastern Australia. In particular is the case Queensland It struggles even with the alluvial rain that causes severe inconvenience. Southeast sector and its capital area Brisbane They go through tragic hours, amid torrential rains causing widespread flooding and dams on the verge of overflowing.

Authorities have advised residents of Brisbane and neighboring cities not to travel, except for reasons of absolutely necessary. Many roads are impassable Because of the floods, others could be struck at any moment by the waters of the rivers that are about to overflow. To keep the alert high, there are also some dams, first of all at Cressbrook, whose level is more than a meter above the cap It could overflow at any moment.

level Mari River in Gimbea city about a hundred kilometers from Brisbane, has grown to 10 meters and is expected to reach more than 12 meters in the next few hours. lost two people Until Wednesday. Both were found and rescued by the RACQ Lifeflight teams with the help of helicopters.

In recent days, floods have also affected the northern sector of Queensland, with consequences for sugarcane crops expected to delay production. The rains of the past few days have also reached the Australian outback It’s been well received in the Winton region, which sees May marked by above-average rainfall, after the past few months have been particularly dry.

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