Australia- From Fires to Floods

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Australia's 2013 is turning from one extreme weather event to another with no break in between .
aust floods 2013With January breaking heat records and having hundreds of fires across multiple states, the country is now suffering massive summer floods.

Four people have been killed and thousands have had to leave their homes.

A huge deluge of water from ex-cyclone Oswald has swollen rivers and spilled over into towns,

Ipswich was one of the worst hit towns, and must have felt even worse for those families who had recently returned to their homes rebuilt after the 2011 floods. Bundaberg was hugely affected with more than 2,000 homes and 7,500 people  evacuated.

 

"Across Queensland the wild weather has broken a lot of hearts," Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said.

 

 

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