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Fitzroy River Flood At Rockhampton – April 2017

April 4, 2017 by


By Anton Lang ~ Recently in North Queensland, Cyclone Debbie, a high Category 4 cyclone, came ashore in the Area near Bowen and Proserpine. That area is around 400 Kilometres (250 Miles) North of Rockhampton. That was almost two weeks ago now. The damage caused by Cyclone Debbie was horrendous. As the Cyclone moved slowly […]

Rockhampton Flood Crisis – Attack Of The Blood Suckers

January 7, 2011 by


FLOOD PEAK MOVES ON SLOWLY – MEDIA JUST MOVES ON. Where I mention the Media here, be cognizant of the fact that in effect, I am doing the same as they are, albeit on a much lesser scale, and on a more intimately personal level than they are. I never thought I would in effect […]

Rockhampton Flood Crisis – Flood Peak Arrives – Life Goes On

January 5, 2011 by


I feel a little guilty that even though I live here in Rockhampton, the centre of this massive flood crisis at the moment, it’s more through good fortune than anything that I have been lucky enough to be unaffected by any of the inundation. I’ve mentioned that I live on the North side of the […]

The Rockhampton Flood Crisis – The Waiting Game

January 3, 2011 by


Here in Rockhampton, it’s now a matter of waiting, waiting, waiting. I have no further images to add, because the last thing needed now is rubbernecks with cameras taking up space. The river level at the flood marker currently stands at 9.05 metres which is 29 feet and 5 inches. It is still rising, albeit […]

The Rockhampton Flood Crisis – The Fitzroy River Barrage

January 2, 2011 by


THE ROLE OF ENGINEERING IN A FLOOD. The current flood crisis here in Rockhampton where I live has now developed into a waiting game. The rail link in from the South was the first to close more than a week back now. The main highway in from the South has been cut off at the […]

Queensland Australia Flood Disaster Central – Rockhampton

January 1, 2011 by


A DISASTER IN SLOW MOTION. This is an update to my earlier post at the following link. Major Floods In Queensland Australia Sometimes, even though a flood only affects people in their own immediate area, the full scope of the area under water is sometimes lost, so consider this. At the moment, the area under […]

Major Floods in Queensland Australia

December 29, 2010 by


Currently, there is a major flood event happening in the State of Queensland in Australia. I live here in Rockhampton which is on the coast of Central Queensland around 400 miles to the North of the State Capital Brisbane, and we are right in the middle of this flood event. The following is a short […]