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100-year flooding brings sewage, snakes and crocodiles to Queensland, Australia

Catastrophic flooding has closed businesses, ruined hundreds of homes and sent a thousand or more residents packing after a year’s worth of rain fell in a week in and around the Queensland state municipality of Townsville, Australia.

The phenomenon has been nicknamed the Big Wet and even has its...

The flooded area of Townsville on February 04, 2019 in Townsville, Australia. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned Townsville residents that flooding has not yet reached its peak as torrential rain continues. ...