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Natural Disasters, Top News, Weather

QLD’s Inland Tsunami and River City

QLD's Inland Tsunami and River City

The “Inland Tsunami” – On January 10, 2011, after weeks of rain, the town of Toowoomba which is about 125 kilometres west of Brisbane was hit by a 6 to 8 -meter high wall of water.  It was described as an “inland tsunami” and occurred without any warning.  Due to the amount of rain, the […]

January 13, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Weather

The Brisbane Flood

The Brisbane Flood

Natural disasters can happen anytime, anywhere and come in different forms and varied intensity.   Although the most common ones can arise from climatic conditions and weather patterns, the other natural disasters can be geological or due to changes in the crust of the earth. One of the most devastating natural disasters is the flooding in […]

January 12, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>