Overall Green alert Flood
in Australia

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100809
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Australia
From - To 05 Apr - 07 Apr

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Queensland, Australia, Early April 2021Flash floods affected roads in parts of Queensland after heavy rain from around 05 April 2021. Areas of the Sunshine Coast were worst affected. On 05 April Queensland police said multiple roads were impacted by flash flooding around the Sunshine Coast, including Beerwah, Peachester Glass House Mountains. Emergency services carried out high water rescues near Peachester. As of 06 April the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland said more than 150 roads were flooded across Queensland. Note: Several road accidents occurred over the Easter weekend period resulting in 4 deaths. Some media outlets reported the fatalities as a result of the severe weather. Emergency services did not report these fatalities.Wed 7 Apr 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Flood clean-up continuesThu, 08 Apr 2021 02:20:00 +0200.

With more than 40,000 tonnes of flood waste already collected from homes, businesses and streets across the MidCoast region, clean-up from the recent devastating floods is well and truly underway. The amount of waste removed on the first 14
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Dos personas quedaron varadas en una inundación y pasaron la noche en ... Tue, 06 Apr 2021 03:05:00 +0200.

El portal The Guardian informa que los residentes de Darwin se vieron obligados a pasar nueve horas en el techo de su automóvil rodeados de aguas de inundación infestadas de cocodrilos después de que su vehículo quedó varado. Los rescatista
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More than 100 killed in devastating flash flooding in Indonesia and Ti ... Mon, 05 Apr 2021 17:26:00 +0200.

Tropical Cyclone Seroja, packing heavy winds, dumped heaps of rain on islands stretching from Flores Island in Indonesia to Timor-Leste and is now moving towards Dramatic visuals from the Southeast Asian nations showed a huge iron bridge be
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),