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Rising Australian Floodwaters Force Mass Evacuation

Satellite image of Australia

Satellite image of Australia. Photo: Reto Stöckl / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.


An entire Australian town has been ordered to evacuate to higher ground as rising floodwaters race toward record heights.

Officials say the 3,800 residents of St. George in Queensland state have been ordered to abandon their homes before the only remaining exit road is washed out.

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