Hobart weather: Record rain, flash flooding inundate CBD and parts of southern Tasmania

Hobart weather: Record rain, flash flooding inundate CBD and parts of southern Tasmania

Updated May 11, 2018 12:40:45 Cars have floated down Hobart CBD streets and homes and businesses were evacuated as flash flooding hit the city following record rainfall overnight. Key points: Hobart hit by more than 100 millimetres of rain in a single day, doubling the previous record Flooding in city …

Hobart flooding clean-up continues with the damage bill running into millions

Hobart flooding clean-up continues with the damage bill running into millions

By Tamara Glumac Updated May 12, 2018 16:35:07 The clean-up from Hobart’s worst storm in decades is underway, with the total damage bill estimated to run into many millions of dollars. The extreme weather event, combining heavy rains, wild winds and thunderstorms, saw cars swept down streets in central Hobart …

Victoria prepares for drenching rain as Hobart begins clean-up after flooding | Weather

Parts of Victoria were forecast to receive a month’s worth of rain in one day after several months of drought-like conditions, while Hobart cleaned up after the city’s wettest day in nearly 60 years. On Friday, 129mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Victoria, alongside wind gusts of more …

Hobart flooding declared ‘catastrophe’ as wild Tasmanian storm eases and tracks north

Hobart flooding declared ‘catastrophe’ as wild Tasmanian storm eases and tracks north

By Fiona Blackwood Posted May 11, 2018 16:50:39 Photo: There have been more than 1,000 insurance claims after Hobart’s flooding crisis. (ABC News: Carla Howarth) Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues Related Story: Hobart’s homeless shelter in cow shed after wild …

Hobart weather: Record rains hit, flash flooding washes across city

Hobart weather: Record rains hit, flash flooding washes across city

Updated May 11, 2018 07:00:15 In what the SES describes as “an extreme weather event” heavy rains cause flooding in Hobart, with conditions expected to persist between 8am and midday. Follow the unfolding events live in our blog. Topics: floods, disasters-and-accidents, weather, hobart-7000, tas, australia First posted May 11, 2018 …

Cyclone Josie: Four dead, major flooding as tropical storm batters Fiji

Cyclone Josie: Four dead, major flooding as tropical storm batters Fiji

Posted April 02, 2018 15:53:40 Video: Cyclone Josie floods Fiji (ABC News) Related Story: Cyclones are getting so big that New Zealand is considering an extra category Related Story: Before and after: Cyclone Winston’s Fiji destruction Fiji is reeling from the impact of a tropical cyclone that has killed at …

Flooding in Cairns worst in a generation, dozens rescued as region’s roads cut

Flooding in Cairns worst in a generation, dozens rescued as region’s roads cut

Updated March 27, 2018 15:57:48 Video: Tractor pulls dinghy through floodwaters (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Trees coming down everywhere’: Narrow escape in far north Queensland Flooding from the Barron River in Cairns is the worst recorded since February 2000, but the height of the flooding emergency has passed for the …

More than 40 people rescued from flooding around Cairns | Australia news

More than 40 people have been rescued from flooding in the Cairns area following heavy rains in the aftermath of former cyclone Nora. Cairns council warned residents of dangerous flood levels on the Barron river at Caravonica, Kamerunga and Lake Placid. “Properties in this area may experience flooding as a …

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nora drenches far north Queensland, sparks flash flooding

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nora drenches far north Queensland, sparks flash flooding

Updated March 26, 2018 08:30:12 Photo: Parts of the Captain Cook Highway north of Cairns have been closed due to landslides. (Supplied: Travis Gooch) Related Story: Cyclone Nora downgraded to tropical low but causes flooding in Cairns Related Story: Cyclone Nora to reach category four today as it approaches Queensland …

Cyclone Nora downgraded to a tropical low but causes flooding in north Queensland

Cyclone Nora downgraded to a tropical low but causes flooding in north Queensland

Updated March 25, 2018 18:31:37 External Link: Flooding at Rusty’s Markets in Cairns Related Story: Cyclone Nora to reach category four today as it approaches Queensland Cyclone Nora’s effects are being felt much further afield than remote parts of Cape York, with heavy rain associated with the system causing flooding …