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Australia – Flood threat spreads but Wagga levee holds

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Comments off

Photo: Wagga Wagga,NSW – ABC News Video.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the city of Griffith as the southern New South Wales flood emergency spreads, but thousands more in central Wagga Wagga have been cleared to return home. Read more…

Australia – Wagga Wagga residents head to higher ground

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Comments off

PHOTO: Residents watch the swollen Murrumbidgee River from the levee. (AAP: Lukas Coch)

PHOTO: Residents watch the swollen Murrumbidgee River from the levee. (AAP: Lukas Coch)- ABC News.

More than 8,000 people have been ordered out of their homes in Wagga Wagga as the city waits to see if an 11-metre levee will protect if from the rising Murrumbidgee River. Read more…

Australia – Riverina residents to spend night in emergency accomodation

Sunday, March 4, 2012 Comments off

Around 3,500 people across New South Wales are spending the night in emergency accommodation, with flooding affecting areas across the state.

Meanwhile residents in north-east Victoria have been warned some floods will not peak until later in the week, with a major flood warning in place for Broken Creek in the state’s north-east. Read more…

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…