Posts Tagged ‘New South Wales’

Australia – Evacuations continue as towns go under

Sunday, March 4, 2012 Comments off

Authorities are ordering more residents to evacuate as towns across New South Wales and Victoria are inundated in unprecedented flooding which has claimed the life of one man. Read more…

Australia – Thousands in evacuation centres across NSW, Victoria

Saturday, March 3, 2012 Comments off


The Hawkesbury River covers the Yarramundi Bridge
Photo: Onlookers watch the Hawkesbury River rise above the Yarramundi Bridge, eastern NSW. (Marianna Massey: Getty) – ABC News

Almost 2,000 people from the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley west of Sydney have spent the night in evacuation centres or with family and friends.

The State Emergency Service (SES) is hopeful they will be able to return home soon after rain eased in the region overnight. Read more…

Australia:More towns inundated as flood crisis endures

Sunday, January 2, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News Jan. 2,2011.
Twenty-two Queensland towns and cities are now inundated by water or isolated as the state’s flooding disaster continues, and authorities say the crisis has claimed eight lives in the past month.

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Exploded fuel tanker closes Pacific Highway

Friday, December 31, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News December 31,2010
By:ABC News
Breaking news.

A tanker hauling 40,000 litres of fuel has overturned and exploded on a major highway in northern New South Wales.

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