northern queensland

Communities were cut off, farmers stranded and cows washed offshore as heavy rain pelted northeast Australia Sunday, with one major river breaking 118-year-old floodwater records.(AFP)

Floods in north Australia as Daintree river breaks 118-year-old record

By Agence-France-Presse | Cairns (Australia)
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2019 04:49 PM IST
The Bureau of Meteorology said Queensland’s Daintree River rose to 12.60 metres -- a level not seen in over a century -- and local authorities warned that some residents in remote areas could be cut off for days.
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