Media Australia amenazada por diluvio

Publicado: 2012-03-08

Floods have hit three eastern states of Australia this week, sweeping two men to their deaths after they attempted to cross waterways in cars while inundating hundreds of homes and causing millions of dollars in damage.



Australia: las inundaciones amenazan a Sydney Una lluvia incesante cae sobre Sydney. La capital económica de Australia se ve amenazada por las aguas tras las lluvias de varios días en todo el este de la isla/continente. Todas las áreas costeras densamente pobladas están en riesgo, porque de acuerdo a los institutos de meteorología, las lluvias torrenciales continuarán.



Parts of North Wagga neighbourhood are seen partially submerged in flood waters in Wagga Wagga March 6, 2012. El Estado de Nueva Gales del Sur es uno de los más afectados. Wagga Wagga tuvo que ser evacuada, y luego viene Forbes, que se prepara para la evacuación de algunas zonas de la ciudad, por lo menos durante varios días. "Hay agua por todas partes, en la casa, en las habitaciones, en todas partes," declaró un vecino de Forbes. La villa de Yenda está parcialmente sumergida. ​​Se han instalado diques improvisados con la esperanza de frenar la invasión de las aguas. Queensland y el norte de Nueva Gales del Sur, sufrieron inundaciones históricas el año pasado, provocando la muerte de una treintena de personas y varios miles de millones de euros en daños. February 7th, 2012 Floods In Eastern Australia

. Australie : les inondations menacent Sydney Une pluie incessante sur Sydney. La capitale économique australienne est menacée par la montée des eaux qui dévaste depuis plusieurs jours tout l’est du pays. Toutes les zones côtières densément peuplées sont en péril, car selon les instituts de météorologie, les précipitations diluviennes vont se poursuivre. L’Etat de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud est l’un des plus touché. Ainsi après Wagga-Wagga, c’est au tour des habitants de Forbes de se préparer à évacuer certains quartiers de la ville pour au moins plusieurs jours. “L’eau a commencé à monter dans les étages après avoir inondé la cour, et maintenant il y a de l’eau partout dans la maison, dans les chambres, partout”, témoigne cet homme. La ville de Yenda est en partie submergée. Des digues de fortune sont installées dans l’espoir de ralentir la progression des eaux. Le Queensland et le nord de la Nouvelle-Galles du Sud avaient déjà subi l’année dernière des inondations historiques qui s‘étaient soldées par la mort d’une trentaine de personnes et une facture de plusieurs milliards d’euros de dégâts Plus d'actualités sur :  Copyright © 2012 euronews


. -  2012. A flood warning sign begins to disappear below floodwaters.


Australia Floods Force 13,000 Residents to Flee: Aerial View of Regions Submerged in Waters (PHOTOS)

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Telaraña masiva repleta de arañas. Debido a las recientes lluvias, las arañas en las afueras de la ciudad de Wagga Wagga, Australia, han optado por defenderse, recurriendo al tejido de estructuras sobre todo lo que no halla sido alcanzado por las aguas.



Fears ease after thousands flee Australian floods Sydney (AFP) March 6, 2012 - . Queensland floods 2012


Flood warnings remain current for several rivers and catchments from Bundaberg to the NSW border, including:

Bulloo River

Cooper Creek, Warrego, Georgina and Diamantina Catchments

Mary River

Paroo River

Queensland's emergency services remain on alert in preparation for further flooding and severe weather in South-east Queensland. Current weather warnings are available from the Bureau of Meteorology. Find out more about:

Updates for your area

How to help those affected — donate to the Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal

Community recovery support and assistance

Information and assistance for small business and primary industry

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Community health advice


Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) has urged Queenslanders to take care and avoid entering floodwaters by car or on foot; If it's flooded – forget it. Dial Triple Zero (000) for Police, Fire and Ambulance in an emergency, including being trapped in your vehicle by floodwater. For help with a damaged roof, rising floodwater, trees fallen on buildings, or storm damage, contact the SES on 132 500. Visit QLD Alert for updates as they come to hand.

Updates for your area

For further details of road closures and emergency updates in your area, visit the sites listed below.

Gympie Regional Council

Gympie Regional Council

Bundaberg Regional Council

Bundaberg Regional Council storm and flood advice

Bundaberg Regional Council service interruptions and road closures

Bundaberg Regional Council Facebook

Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Fraser Coast Regional Council Facebook

Fraser Coast Regional Council Twitter @FraserCoastRC

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Moreton Bay Regional Council

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Moreton Bay Regional Council Disaster Management Twitter@MBRCdisaster

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Sunshine Coast Regional Council road closures

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Sunshine Coast Regional Council Twitter @CouncilSCC

Community recovery support and assistance

Support is available for individuals and families experiencing personal hardship due to recent flooding. You can access support and assistance including:

Financial assistance (payments and grants to help with costs)

The Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal (applications are now open from the Red Cross)

Community recovery centres (providing help to people affected by flooding to access payments, services and support)

Accommodation assistance (help for renters and home owners)

Alerts, updates and other news

You can also keep up to date on:

Emergency alerts from Disaster Management Queensland

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Electrical safety in storms and floods.

Contacts Emergency contacts Dial Triple Zero (000) for Police, Fire and Ambulance in an emergency. SES: 132 500 for help with a damaged roof, rising flood water, trees fallen on buildings, or storm damage. Non-urgent medical help:13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68) Donate to the appeal

Donate to the Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal to help those affected by flooding. Every dollar donated is directed to helping Queenslanders in need. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Donate now

Last updated 8 March, 2012


Spiderwebs Blanket Countryside After Australian Floods


Spider Swarm

In an arachnophobe's worst nightmare, swarms of spiders spin webs in a bush in flood-ravaged Wagga Wagga (map)Australia, Tuesday. After a week of record rain, floodwaters across eastern Australia have forced the ground-dwelling spiders—and at least 13,000 people—to flee their homes, according to Reuters. The rampant webs blanketing vast stretches of Wagga Wagga are failed attempts at "ballooning"—spinning web "kites" to ride the wind. Ballooning is quite common following floods, the Australian Museum's entomology collections manager Graham Milledge told the, according to Reuters.


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Towns cut off in eastern Australia flooding

Severe flooding is threatening parts of New South Wales and Queensland in eastern Australia, with towns cut off and thousands of residents evacuated.

3 February 2012 - More than 10,000 people in communities affected by the floods have been left stranded, authorities said on Friday. Moree is reportedly facing its worst flooding in more than 35 years, with more than 2,000 people ordered to evacuate homes and buildings. Water levels at the Mehi River there had peaked and flooding was expected to continue for several days, emergency officials said. "As you fly over the centre of the town there are streets that look like canals that have more relevance to Venice than north-western New South Wales," said Mr O'Farrell.

In the town of Mitchell in Queensland, about 200 people have reportedly been forced to evacuate after floodwater inundated their homes. Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said the hospital had also been evacuated and five schools were closed, following fears that the Maranoa river could reach a record 10-metre height. The Bureau of Meteorology in Australia also issued a severe weather warning for parts of Queensland on Friday. Massive flooding in Queensland last year killed 35 people, damaged crops and infrastructure, and hit coal production hard, driving up prices.

This aerial photo, received from the New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell on March 6, shows floodwaters at North Wagga Wagga in Australia's New South Wales state.(AFP)

Flooded properties due to rising waters from the Mulwaree River are seen on March 2, 2012 in Goulburn, Australia. Over 1000 people have been evacuated as record rainfall continues across at least three quarters of the state of NSW. Sydney and surrounding areas experienced one of the wettest and coolest summers in many years, which looks set to continue into March. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The swollen Mulwaree River is seen on March 2, 2012 in Goulburn, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)


Flood waters are seen in the New South Wales town of Wagga Wagga March 5, 2012. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology predicts major flooding in the Wagga Wagga area as the Murrumbidgee River peaks to around 12.6 metres (41.3 feet) on March 6. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

A house is reflected in flood waters near the caravan park in Wagga Wagga March 6, 2012. More than 9,000 people have been forced to evacuate as the Australian Bureau of Meteorology predicted major flooding in the Wagga Wagga region as the Murrumbidgee River is set to peak by midday on March 6. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

GOULBURN, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 02: The swollen Mulwaree River floods a street on March 2, 2012 in Goulburn, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)


A rescue team navigates in their boat along a flooded road in Wagga Wagga March 6, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz




State emergency workers standing on a bridge in the Sydney suburb of Windsor watch rising waters as it covers a walkway under the Windsor Bridge on the Hawkesbury River after the flood gate of the Warragamba Dam were opened in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, March 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith) .

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