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    A Winter Day in Brisbane, Queensland.

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    Post by Joy on Sun 03 Aug 2014, 9:42 am

    Yes it did, Granny. Also many businesses such as Bruce's favourite computer parts place. They lost everything & what little stock they did save was stolen from the street!!! People can be so immoral at times like this. Underground car parks were inundated & we saw ge generators parked in the city streets months later still providing electricity to CBD buildings while their electrical systems were being repaired. But that was nothing compared to the loss of life in nearby areas. 

    Here are some links to articles which will tell you more about these awful floods, Granny. 

    Brisbane Flood - 2011

    Queensland Floods 2010 & 2011

    Here are some facts about Queensland which you may find interesting, Granny. 

     Queensland has an area of 1,727,000 square kilometres & is the second largest state in Australia. The biggest is Western Australia. It is nearly five times the size of Japan, seven times the size of Great Britain, & two & a half times the size of Texas. Big, isn't it.  :lol3:
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    Post by granny on Sun 03 Aug 2014, 11:11 pm

    :o Oh how awful!!!  Thanks for the sites so I could read about the flood. A very bad disaster.  :sad3:  
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    Post by Joy on Mon 04 Aug 2014, 9:12 am

    Yes, indeed, Granny, & it will happen again but, hopefully, they have learnt from the past. Believe that some areas have been declared unfit for housing so that's a start.

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