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Inland sea moving across NSW, Australia

Posted by feww on February 10, 2012

An area the size of England and Ireland flooded in northern NSW

A massive body of water moving across the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has left at least 7,000 people isolated in the northern portion of the state, but the figure is expected to exceed 10,000.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – February 10

[February 10, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,496 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History


QLD Flood Map. Source: ABOM


NSW Flood Map.  Source: Australia BOM.

  • NSW, Australia.  A massive body of water moving across the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has left at least 7,000 people isolated in northern NSW, but the figure is expected to exceed 10,000.
    • Flooding in northern NSW has impacted an area the size of England and Ireland combined.
    • Many areas in the south are also impacted by extreme rain events.
    • “Down in the south, many rivers are on a flood watch and now, as we’ve seen, the Sydney metropolitan area and surrounds are also experiencing the impact of these weather events,” State Emergency Services (SES) said.
    • The inland sea moving from the north of the state to the south was expected to continue for two months, isolating towns and communities along its path for many weeks, SES spokesperson said.
    • “It really is quite a significant protracted event of an extremely large body of water moving across the state.”
    • “A lot of communities will be isolated, some communities will need to be evacuated,” NSW Assistant Police Commissioner said.”It is a significant welfare issue, emotionally and physically, for those people.”
    • “There are water-logged cotton crops, stranded cattle and farmers sitting on the veranda counting losses,” a report said.

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Flooded Australia: Thousands Evacuated in 3 States

Posted by feww on January 25, 2012

Torrential rains continue to cause havoc in Queensland, NSW and NT

Gold Coast prepares for evacuations as heavy downpour forces the release of water from Brisbane’s largest dam.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – January 25

[January 25, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,512 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Queensland, NSW and NT, Australia.   Heavy rainfalls in Queensland have caused extensive flooding, which is exacerbated by the release of water from Brisbane’s Wivenhoe dam, the largest in the area.
    • Residents in the Gold Coast are being evacuated as forecasters predicted strong storms on Wednesday pm.
    •  The water level in Hinze Dam, Gold Coast City’s main water supply, has risen by at least 3 meters in less than 48 hours, reports said.  
    • Gold Coast City Council activated the Disaster Co-ordination Center.
    • The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) have evacuated thousands of people and ordered many more in several areas to evacuate.
    • Thousands of people in remain isolated.
    • “Darwin and surrounding areas have been hit by wild weather since Tuesday. Strong wind gusts have knocked down trees and caused power cuts,” a report said, with wind gusts of up to 93kmh recorded at Darwin Airport.
    • Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning, with the possibility of flash flooding throughout the Darwin-Daly and northern Arnhem districts.
  • Western Australia.  Multiple bushfire continue to ravage Gascoyne region in Western Australia.
    • Month-long blazes have consumed more than 600,000 hectares, which includes grazing land, and destroyed  infrastructure in the region.
    • The State Government has so far rejected calls to declare the fire-ravaged area a disaster zone, a report said.

Other Global Disasters

  • Virginia, USA.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared 20 counties and 4 independent cities in Virginia as agricultural disaster areas because of losses caused two separate disaster conditions.
    • Disaster Conditions No. 1: Craig, Frederick and Page counties have been designated primary natural disaster areas because of losses caused by excessive heat that occurred May 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2011.
    • The following 12 counties have been declared disaster areas because they are contigous: Alleghany, Giles, Montgomery, Rockingham, Botetourt, Greene, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Clarke, Madison, Roanoke and Warren.
    • The independent city of Winchester has also been declared a disaster area.
  • West Virginia. The following counties in West Virginia have also been declared disaster areas because they’re contiguous: Berkeley, Hampshire, Hardy, Monroe, Jefferson and Morgan
  • Virginia.  Prince George County has been designated as a primary natural disaster area because of losses caused by Hurricane Irene that occurred from Aug. 27-28, 2011.
    • The following counties and cities in Virginia were also declared as disaster areas because they’re contiguous:
      • Counties: Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Surry and Sussex;
      •  Independent cities: Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg.

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