Almost 1,000 people in
Queensland have been vacated including the whole residents of the town of . The government has announced Theodore and two other towns in the region to be the biggest tragedy areas and the forecasters expect the floods have not yet peaked. Theodore
According to the local media, the cost of the destruction is around up to Australian Dollar 1.000 billion including huge losses of sunflower and cotton crops.
Emergency Management Queensland spokesman Bruce O'Grady told
's ABC News, the town's river has gone up more than 50cm (20 in) above as compared its earlier recorded position. The weather experts forecasting it could go further highest level. Australia
Inland town’s Chinchilla and Dalby are all below water; the nearby town of Warra, and the towns of Alpha and Jericho, west of Emerald has also been announced disaster zones, with numbers of homes flooded or at in danger. The water treatment plant in Dalby was also damaged by the flood consequently the supplies of drinking water have also been affected.
Furthermore 200 homes were flooded in Bundaberg on the south-east shore and hundreds of roads have been blocked in this region.
, has confirmed its wettest December in more than 150 years. Cyclone Tasha, which hit Brisbane on Saturday, also brought heavy rain to the state. Queensland
Long traffic lines have formed outside affected towns and police are capturing people who need freeing after driving into badly hit areas
175 people who had spent the night in emigration centre have returned home. But 800 people in the towns of Urbenville and Bonalbo are remained cut off for another 24 hours. New South Wales