Northeastern state Queensland's situation may worsen as unprecedented rainfall continues
Northeastern Australian state of Queensland has been hit by once-in-a-century floods, which may worsen as unprecedented amounts of rain continues to fall. Photo: @The_Cees/Twitter
Coastal city Townsville saw the most destruction as floods swept through homes and streets. Photo: @JoshBavas/Twitter
The rains also triggered landslides, blocking roads and damaging property. Photo: Townsville Storms/Facebook
The Army has been deployed to rescue residents. Photo: Townsville Storms/Facebook
Up to 20,000 homes are at risk of being inundated if the rains continue, say media reports. Photo: Allyson Horn/Twitter
More than 16,000 people are left without any electricity. Photo: Nick Gatehouse/Facebook
Amid the flood chaos, crocodiles and snakes have been spotted at various places being swept along with the water. Photo: Erin Hahn/Facebook
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