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Brisbane Floods 2011

A series of floods hit Australia, beginning in
December 2010, primarily in the state of
Queensland including its capital city, Brisbane. The
floods forced the evacuation of thousands of
people from towns and cities. At least 70 towns
and over 200,000 people were affected. Damage
initially was…

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Additionally, 14 people are listed as missing, after the catastrophic flash flood struck
Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Brisbane and Ipswich.
The first death was reported on 20 November 2010, when a woman drowned in her vehicle
near Dysart. In the following weeks, five others died from similar circumstances. Nine people


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