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Tropical Cyclone Debbie batters eastern Australia

Damaging winds and flooding rains lash Queensland as Debbie becomes the worst storm to hit the state in six years.

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Debbie make landfall in Queensland

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Debbie made landfall in Queensland bringing heavy rainfall, hurricane-force winds, rough seas, and flooding. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at the storm from space while NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed cloud temperatures to determine the location of the strongest storms within.

Eastern Australia hit by drought and floods

Nearly 90 percent of Queensland is in drought, meanwhile severe storms linger across parts of New South Wales.

Hot weather eases for eastern Australia

Storms break the heat across eastern Australia as floods hit Queensland and New South Wales.

Boy sitting on the bonnet of a car bogged in mud from the 1925 flood at Innisfail, Queensland

Young boy sitting on the bonnet of an early motor vehicle submerged in mud in Rankin Street, Innisfail, Queensland, Australia in 1925. The street is covered in mud and water from the flood which hit the town in March 1925. The car is a Ford Model T between 1917-1927.

Strong winds rip roofs from homes in Australia

Only two weeks after the last round of severe weather, Queensland is slammed by damaging winds and flash floods.

2011 Queensland floods – 5th anniversary

January marks the 5th anniversary of the 2011 Queensland floods which inundated parts of South-East Queensland including the Lockyer Valley, the Darling Downs, Ipswich and Brisbane, claiming the lives of 36 people. State Library of Queensland...Show More Summary

Climate change and La Niña may bring severe floods to Australia

Catastrophic floods in Queensland in 2010-11 have been linked to a combination of global warming and a La Niña event. The dynamic duo may be back next year

Man-made disaster kills 12. Why was this overlooked?

Nick Cater: I became convinced towards the end of 2013 that the Queensland Flood Commission had botched its inquiry and that a terrible…


It was only recently, in the wake of the Christchurch earthquake, the Queensland floods and cyclone, the Victorian floods and the WA bushfires, that I posted on the disaster resources made available by the Australian Psychological Society.Now, there is the terrible news of the earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan.Quite simply heartbreaking. Show More Summary

Powerful Flood Corners People in Australian Mall

A devastating flood hit the Australian state of Queensland on May 1. Several people were caught inside a mall in Morayfield. They tried to barricade the building, but water broke through the windows...

Flash floods kill five as torrential rains hit Australia's east coast

PERTH (Reuters) - Flash floods killed five people in south-east Queensland when their cars were swept away following a rain storm on Australia's east coast, police said on Saturday.

Natural enemies snake and mouse join together to hide from a flooding river.

2 years agoHumor : Happy Place

This snake is hanging out with his natural prey, as the mouse, naturally, prays that the snake doesn't eat him. In an interview with Australia's 9 News, Queenslander Simon Wood explained the strange scene he caught on camera in the nook...Show More Summary

Queensland election minus one day

A calm-before-the-storm post, ahead of a flood of late polling to hit us this evening, followed tomorrow by the only poll that matters.

Flash flooding, hail as severe storms batter Queensland

#BREAKING: #Nerang on #Queensland's Gold Coast hit by severe storms, flash flooding and hail. (Pic: Andrew Burton) — Australian News Net (@AusNewsNetwork) December 9, 2014

Queensland becomes a flooded water park and this guy does the backstroke

As New York suffers through an insane snow storm, you would think us Aussies are enjoying balmy evenings and sun-filled days Unfortunately, Queensland didn't get the memo. On Wednesday, the state was pounded by heavy rain which resulted in severe flooding. Another angle on those floating cars at Bowen Hills. Show More Summary

New acquisition: Amanda Gearing Queensland Flood Collection 2011-12

“I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable…” - T.S. Eliot: Four Quartets Personal narrative has been a powerful way we as humans have articulated the individual and collective experience. Through personal accounts we are able to share many experiences including stories of survival [...]

When is a tax not a tax?

Back in February 2011 in the wake of devastating floods in Queensland, the Gillard Government proposed a one off levy for people earning $50,000 or more and not directly affected by the floods. The response from the then Opposition was...Show More Summary

NASA's TRMM Satellite adds up Tropical Cyclone Ita's Australian soaking

After coming ashore on April 11, Tropical Cyclone Ita dropped heavy rainfall over the weekend that caused flooding in many areas of northeastern Australia's state of Queensland. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM gathered data on rainfall that was used to create a rainfall map at NASA. read more


More than 9,000 residents of far north Queensland coastal communities in the path of tropical cyclone Ita have been warned to expect “very destructive winds” and possible flash flooding as the giant category-five weather system bears down.

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