Australia: Drought and floods: what’s coming next?

Mail: The devastating floods in Queensland may be subsiding, but the weather pattern that caused it is not over - and Sydney could be in the firing line. Sydney's last major floods were in 1986 and 1988, said the Bureau of Meteorology. In the Liverpool region in 1986, water levels for the Georges River reached the major flood level of 4½ metres while in the North Richmond area in 1986 and 1988, the Hawkesbury River peaked at 12.8 and 14.4 metres, high above the 11-metre major flood level. In 1986......

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