Re: [messengers] Qld Floods

Date: 12 Jan 2011 10:12:49 +0100
From: Michael Dodd <mikeydodds@xxxxxxxxx>


The natives called this place "Toowoomba" In English that means "Big Swamp"

150mm in 30 minutes.

http://au.news.yahoo.com/local/qld/#fop
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7HLvwPmles&feature=player_embedded

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Simon McKenzie <mckfrenzy@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> A big heads up to all our mates working in Brisbane (Queensland Australia).
> The city will more than likely suffer a pretty bad flood in the next day or
> two as the Brisbane River breaks it's banks. These guys were sent home from
> work today when the city got pretty much shut down and won't be working in
> the near future (certainly not at full capacity)
>
> No doubt they'll work their way thru it but I just wanted to let you all
> know the situation. Hopefully the place will be cleaned up in time for the
> ACMC at Easter. If not, we'll sit in a pub and get drunk.
>
> On a more sobering note. QLD floods death toll stands at 10, with 78
> missing so far. Hearts go out to all those suffering thru this ordeal.
>
> Thanks for listening
>
> Shifty
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