As torrential rain continues to wreak havoc on parts of NSW and Queensland, another threat has emerged. Residents in drenched areas have also been warned to be on the lookout for snakes. Gold Coast and Brisbane snake catcher Tony Harrison said “thousands” of the reptiles would be looking for dry land after their homes became […]
A shocking video has captured the moment rising floodwaters swallowed a car, sweeping it off the road and into a fast-flowing swollen river. The vehicle, believed to be near Springbrook on the Queensland-NSW border, was parked on the side of the road when the water rose in a matter of seconds and sent it floating […]
Flash flooding and swollen creeks have forced dozens of roads across southeast Queensland to close, with more expected to be impacted as the rain continues on Tuesday. More than 200mm fell on parts of the Gold Coast hinterland in the 24 hours to Tuesday morning, prompting warnings from the state Emergency Services Minister to stay […]
Police are investigating a “sudden death” in central Queensland after a man was stabbed in the chest. Investigations have begun into the 51-year-old man’s death after emergency services were called to a suburban Rockhampton house on Monday about midday following reports of an assault. Police found the man had sustained a single stab wound to […]
Queenslanders are being told to brace for “life-threatening” flooding, as the already soaked southeast could be pelted with another 150mm on Tuesday. In what has been described by the Premier as a “rain-bomb”, the extreme weather event lashing Queensland is set to continue “for at least another day”. At 4.30am, the Bureau of Meteorology issued […]
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