Rains caused severe flooding in Australia

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22.03.11.Neprekraschayuschiesya torrential rains caused severe flooding on the east coast of Australia. Brunt of the disaster was in the state of New South Wales in the areas of the Illawarra, Gosford, Kiama, Wollongong and Sydney.
As the representative of the rescue Phil Campbell, the last six hours fell more than 230 mm of rain. Flooded thousands of homes. Hundreds of local residents, most of them — children, were evacuated. According to preliminary reports, one person was killed.

Under the water were the main motorway. Transport chaos touched tens of thousands of motorists, according to ITAR-TASS.

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The hurricane left without electricity for more than 55 thousand homes in Australia

22.03.11.Silny hurricane, followed by thunderous downpours hit Western Australia. Brunt of the disaster was in the state capital — the city of Perth and the surrounding area.
According to the weather service, the speed of wind gusts exceeded the mark of 150 km per hour. Destroyed dozens of homes. Fallen trees caused numerous ruptures of power lines, leaving no light left over 55 thousand housing units, according to ITAR-TASS.

According to the newspaper VIEW, incessant rains caused severe flooding on the east coast of Australia. Brunt of the disaster was in the state of New South Wales in the areas of the Illawarra, Gosford, Kiama, Wollongong and Sydney.

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