The Worst Australian Flood In Centuries

By First Posted: Jan 16, 2011 Sun 1:49 AM Updated: Jan 16, 2011 Sun 2:12 AM
The Worst Australian Flood In Centuries
Image Credit: (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne)

A tiger yard ornament is partially submerged in the front garden of a house at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, January 5, 2011. Floodwaters eased in Australia's major coal mining region on Tuesday to allow some mines to slowly resume production, although most remain idle as devastating floods affect some 200,000 people and force towns to be evacuated.

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