‘Inland tsunami’ threatens Brisbane

New Scientist: Flood waters continue to cause chaos in northern Australia, as an overnight downpour created an "inland tsunami", killing at least 13 people. The worst is yet to come. Brisbane river has broken its banks, sparking fears that the city "“ Australia's third largest and home to 2 million people "“ will be flooded by Thursday. And the trouble won't be over even when the floods subside. Public health experts fear that outbreaks of Ross river virus "“ a debilitating disease transmitted by mosquitoes,......

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