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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. It’s raining again in Launceston, heavily, and has been since around midnight. That won’t affect the water thundering down through the Cataract Gorge and into the city’s Tamar River basin, but it will compound a miserable night for residents contemplating today’s big clean-up. It’s been a crazy […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. This weather. As Sydney’s multimillion dollar beachfront dream homes think about sliding into the sea, an entire working class suburb in Launceston, Tasmania, is this morning underwater. Invermay, affectionately known as “The Swamp”, copped the brunt of several flooded rivers all flowing into the Tamar River basin […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
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The Tasmanian city of Launceston is facing a 100-year flood

Parts of the Tasmanian city of Launceston are being evacuated tonight as the city faces flood levels not seen since the 1929 deluge which left 22 people dead. Suburbs in the Tamar River basin surrounds were already underwater yesterday, and residents were moving to higher ground today. Authorities say the […]
The Tasmanian city of Launceston is facing a 100-year flood