Floods isolate Australian wheatbelt towns, Singapore joins rescue efforts
Rural towns in the southwest of New South Wales state are the worst hit in the latest deluge after heavy rains unmoored houses and submerged roads and bridges, turning entire towns into islands.
Australia's southeast remains on flood watch as river levels peak
Heavy rains burst river banks, unmoored houses, submerged bridges and cut off entire towns in the rural southwest regions of New South Wales the worst-affected state, and northeast parts of Victoria.
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More than 200 flood rescue operations were conducted in the state over the past 24 hours, while 24 emergency warnings remained.
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Australia's east is in the grip of its fourth major flood crisis this year due to a multi-year La Nina weather phenomenon, typically associated with increased rainfall.
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More than 355,400 people fled their homes as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae pounded swathes of the archipelago nation.
Residents told to evacuate as flood waters rise in regional Australia
Authorities are urging residents to evacuate from parts of the New South Wales regional towns of Wagga Wagga, Gunnedah, and Forbes, collectively home to roughly 90,000.
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Flood waters are still rising around several inland towns in Australia's two most populous states of NSW and Victoria, with officials urging residents to evacuate before they are cut off.
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Despite the wild weather having eased, major flood warnings remain across wide swaths of southeast after the region received more than a month's total rainfall over two days last week.
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The crisis comes after flooding in March and April on the east coast resulting in A$4.8 billion (about RM13.9 billion) in insured damage, according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
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Victoria and the island state of Tasmania will be the worst-hit, with some areas in Victoria having already received about 140mm, more than double October's mean rainfall, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
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Hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the floods are living in the open, and the stagnant floodwaters have led to widespread cases of skin and eyes infections, diarrhoea, malaria, typhoid and dengue fever.
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