When was the last flood in Rockhampton?
Ten years ago today, parts of Rockhampton disappeared underwater, when the Fitzroy River peaked at 9.2 metres. SES crews say the floods of 2011 taught them valuable lessons on preparation, which will help them respond to the next disaster, whenever it strikes.
Where was the January February 2013 eastern Australia floods?
Flood waters swelled rivers along the Queensland-New South Wales border in early February 2013.
What damage was done in the 2013 eastern Australia floods?
The Insurance Council of Australia estimated the January 2013 damage at $121 million for New South Wales and $977 million for Queensland.
What years did Rockhampton flood?
This December and January marks 10 years since parts of central Queensland received prolonged and extensive rainfall in 2010-2011, causing catastrophic flooding and one of the largest evacuations in history.
Where does it usually flood in Rockhampton?
Flood Risk Its major tributaries, the Dawson, Mackenzie and Connors Rivers rise in the eastern coastal ranges and in the Great Dividing Range and join together about 100 kilometres west of Rockhampton. Major floods can result from either the Dawson or the Connors-Mackenzie Rivers.
Is the Fitzroy River flooding?
Fitzroy River from Noonkanbah to Willare: Flooding is easing, providing no significant rainfall, there is no further flooding expected in the Fitzroy River catchment. The Fitzroy River at Willare is currently at 8.16 metres and falling.
When was the worst flood in Australia?
Australia floods of 2010–11, natural disaster that principally affected the three eastern states of Australia and was one of the worst in the country’s history.
Is the Fitzroy going to flood?
Flooding is easing, providing no significant rainfall, there is no further flooding expected in the Fitzroy River catchment. The Fitzroy River at Willare is currently at 8.16 metres and falling.
Does Frenchville Rockhampton flood?
A ROCKHAMPTON suburb has been inundated by a series of flash floods. BREAKING: PARTS of Frenchville have been isolated after heavy downpours last night from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Where did the 2013 Rockhampton floods happen?
Photo: Floodwaters surround a house in Kabra, west of Rockhampton in central Queensland, as record-breaking rains drench the region on January 25, 2013. (ABC News: Marlina Whop) Photo: Flood debris cover a bridge at Frenchville, Rockhampton.
How many swift water rescues were there in the Rockhampton area?
8.20am: In the early hours of this morning there have been more than 20 swift water rescues. SES crews rescued seven people from two flooded homes in Kabra, a woman and her child were freed from their car which was stranded near Middlemount, and people were also rescued from two cars at Bobs Creek south of Rockhampton.
What happened on January 26 2013 in Queensland?
As it happened: Flood chaos hits Queensland. Updated April 26, 2013 14:54:11. Photo: The Burnett River in Bundaberg swells amid heavy rain on January 26, 2013.
Will Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald cause flooding in Brisbane?
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has warned of potential flooding in Brisbane as ex-tropical cyclone Oswald tracks south, bringing torrential rain and damaging winds. Skip to main content ABC News Homepage SearchLog InLog InMore from ABC