This video from Australia is called Toowoomba Flood 2011.01.10.
Three people drowned last weekend, as floods continue to wreak havoc across Australia’s north-eastern state of Queensland, isolating scores of towns and inundating thousands of homes: here.
La Niña and monsoonal winds flood northern Australia: here.
Frogs, snakes, mice, spiders, crocodiles and likely other reptiles and amphibians are now too close for human comfort in Queensland, Australia, where recent severe floods transported these creatures in and around homes, according to reports in The Australian and other sources there: here.
Australia put an army general in charge of flood recovery efforts today after weeks of heavy rains deluged the country’s north-east, crippling the area’s economy, including the key coalmining industry: here.
Australia: Queensland crisis points to lack of flood mitigation and basic infrastructure: here.
Former deputy director of the NSW State Emergency Service Chas Keys spoke to the WSWS about declining state and federal government funds for flood mitigation, housing development on flood plains, deforestation and other factors behind the Queensland flood disaster: here.