Australia's flooding nightmare
Australians in the state of Queensland are struggling to cope with floodwaters that are refusing to go away.
After weeks of rainfall, more deluges have seen a wall of water smash through rural Australian towns, with dozens of people reported missing.
Local residents were left stranded on the roofs of their homes and vehicles after the unprecedented rainfall that shows few signs of slowing down.Photos: Floodwaters cover Queensland
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