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Australian floods

by Oblivion » Sat Jan 15, 2011 10:08 am

im wondering if many of you have been hearing about 75% of queensland, including Brisbane (its capital) being hit by major flooding?
a few of my other friends from O/S had no idea about it.

for those who dont know, if queensland was its own country, it'd be the 16th largest country in the world.
its the entire upper right corner of Oz, for the geographically challenged.
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this tugboat driver steers a 300m section of brisbanes "riverwalk" down the river and through the gateway bridge, avoids several marina's.

the riverwalk is a floating walkway made of concrete.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_OYKYOvSHk[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDip6a9kfB0[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjjCKqYftHs[/youtube]

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Re: Australian floods

by Grey » Sat Jan 15, 2011 10:47 am

Oh aye I've heard; it's been all over the news. Bloody nightmare, I can't imagine what they're going through.

I can only sit and watch, and hope that everything clears up soon. Brazil has been hit by devastating flood waters, as well. Bleh.

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Re: Australian floods

by dantt99 » Sat Jan 15, 2011 4:57 pm

Oof, that's not good :(! We had some decent sized floods, but nothing to that! :|

One of my favorite golf courses flooded to fourteen feet :(

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Re: Australian floods

by bananaman » Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:09 pm

:(

ACK!

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Re: Australian floods

by Daniel_G » Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:14 pm

Yeah,it's all over the news,plus brazil's had mudslides,the whole world's gone to pot!
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Re: Australian floods

by Jaws » Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:02 pm

I have relatives just East of Brisbane in Capalaba, and they are ok :)


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