Australian Floods Update

We are on floodwatch as water is released from the Wivenho Dam and will create floods in Brisbane tomorrow and Thursday. Our home is safe, but my kids all live in Brisbane. Hopefully they will be safe, but so many people have been hit with incredible tragedies in Queensland already. 10 people are confirmed dead, 4 of them young children,  there are 78 unaccounted for, and grave fears are held for the safety of 18 others missing in flooding conditions in Queensland. The majority of deaths have occurred in Toowoomba and Grantham which were hit by a wall of water which has been described as ‘an inland Tsunami,’ on January 10th at about 2:30PM (see video footage below)

We’re appealing for anyone who can, to please donate to the flood relief appeal to help Queensland to recover from these tragic situations.

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When not busy writing, Meg Leigh spends her time tending to the most pampered flock of chickens on Australia’s east coast. She would really like to have dragons, but has settled for chickens because they come pretty close. If you need proof of this, try offering a flock of chickens raw meat! (Meg would like to advise she accepts no liability for loss of fingers!) Meg also enjoys reading, keeping fit with her bunch of madcap mates at the local park, and spending time with her adult offspring whenever their schedules allow.
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One Response to Australian Floods Update

  1. Angie says:

    Holy sheep! 😦 I hope no one else gets hurt. [crossed fingers]

    One thing I have to say is you folks build some solid bridges down there — I was expecting that little arched bridge to be swept away at any time, but it lasted through the flood. Impressive. 🙂


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