Hobart floods declared a natural disaster as Lord Mayor puts damage cost in ‘tens of millions’

Hobart floods declared a natural disaster as Lord Mayor puts damage cost in ‘tens of millions’

Updated May 14, 2018 19:36:25 Photo: Clean-up work was continuing in many areas. (ABC News: Tony King) The Federal Government has declared last week’s flood event in Hobart a natural disaster as the full extent of the damage becomes clearer. The Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements provide for assistance …

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Recent high cattle prices have enabled Australian beef producers to put more money into Farm Management Deposits (FMDs). Their contributions have increased by 50 per cent in the last three years, which is double the increase seen in other sectors. Almost $7 billion is now held in FMDs, which is …

Turkey floods: Cars swept downstream as heavy rainfall hits Ankara

Turkey floods: Cars swept downstream as heavy rainfall hits Ankara

Posted May 06, 2018 11:23:30 A torrential flood has swept through a district in the Turkish capital of Ankara, sending vehicles downstream and damaging local businesses. The rain was expected to last for three hours on Saturday afternoon (local time), but instead came down in nine minutes, causing flooding in …

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Recent high cattle prices have enabled Australian beef producers to put more money into Farm Management Deposits (FMDs). Their contributions have increased by 50 per cent in the last three years, which is double the increase seen in other sectors. Almost $7 billion is now held in FMDs, which is …

Body found in dam may be Tasmanian farmer swept away in 2016 floods

Body found in dam may be Tasmanian farmer swept away in 2016 floods

Posted March 22, 2018 12:05:17 Police said a body found in a dam at Ellendale in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley may be that of 81-year-old Trevor Foster who went missing in floods almost two years ago. Mr Foster was swept off his property in central Ouse on June 6, 2016 when …

New South Wales Hunter and Mid North Coast bracing for floods

Residents in parts of New South Wales are being warned to stay alert with fears of flooding. Heavy rain is expected to continue in the Hunter and Mid North Coast. The State Emergency Service has already responded to almost 400 calls for help in just 24 hours. Source link