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Flooding in Australia

Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday said “unprecedented” flooding would worsen after entire towns were cut off. Hundreds of people have been airlifted from flooded northeastern towns. Drenching rains unleashed by a tropical cyclone over Queensland have caused 1,000 evacuations so far and over 38 regions have been declared natural disaster areas.

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Flooding in Australia

Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday said “unprecedented” flooding would worsen after entire towns were cut off. Hundreds of people have been airlifted from flooded northeastern towns. Drenching rains unleashed by a tropical cyclone over Queensland have caused 1,000 evacuations so far and over 38 regions have been declared natural disaster areas.

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