Major flooding events follow 40-year cycle in south-east Queensland, study suggests.
The next serious widespread south-east Queensland flooding event could happen in 2050, according to an analysis of historical flood data for the region. Using Bureau of Meteorology’s Australian flood data across 10 south-east Queensland catchments from 1890-2014, researchers found past major flooding events occurred in a 40-year cycle, with five years of high risk and 35Read More
Flood Review Calls for Community Awareness Campaign
Warnings could have been more effective in the two communities where people died, a major report into the 2016 Tasmanian floods has found. An independent Review into the Tasmanian Floods of June and July 2016 found there were gaps in flood studies and flood plans, both in comprehensiveness and currency. Three people died in theRead More