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Flash flooding in Queensland leaves 8 dead and another 72 unaccounted for
related link: Toowoomba swamped by deadly 'inland tsunami'

A desperate situation is unfolding in Queensland's south-east, after flash flooding claimed the lives of at least seven people on Monday.

Heavy rain created a deadly torrent of water that swept people off their feet, cars down city streets and houses off their foundations in the Darling Downs city of Toowoomba.

More here: Toowoomba floods

abdabs -- Monday, January 10, 2011 -- 10:14:40 PM -- 1385 of 1655

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  • Comments

    ana:

    Awful!

    January 11, 2011, 02:12:22 AM
    theDiva:

    dear God!

    January 11, 2011, 02:18:03 AM
    Lizzie T.:

    That is unbelievable. Those poor people.

    January 11, 2011, 10:37:57 AM
    TAFKA:

    I've been following this story on the radio and this morning I heard that the floodwaters had carried off a HOTEL. I mean, there are plenty of pictures in every disastrous flood of houses floating away, but HOTELS? HOTELS?????

    January 13, 2011, 03:51:16 AM
    TAFKA:

    I've been following this story on the radio and this morning I heard that the floodwaters had carried off a HOTEL. I mean, there are plenty of pictures in every disastrous flood of houses floating away, but HOTELS? HOTELS?????

    January 13, 2011, 03:51:16 AM



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