Here’s all the links to The Advertiser’s comprehensive coverage of the floods that hit Central Victoria on Wednesday, September 24, 2016.
- Two men had to be airlifted to safety after their car became trapped in flood waters at Bet Bet on Wednesday. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/trapped-pair-winched-safety-helicopter/
- More than an entire month’s rainfall has been dumped on the Maryborough area in the space of just one day, as floodwaters rose perilously close to homes in several towns. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/septembers-average-rain-falls-day/
Carisbrook was a community on edge on Wednesday, with Tullaroop Reservoir edging toward capacity as floodwaters crept closer to homes. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/carisbrooks-close-call/
- The Avoca River swallowed everything in its path on Wednesday as heavy rains drenched the region. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/avocas-public-park-submerged-yet/
Natte Yallock copped the full power of the Avoca River on Wednesday with several homes experiencing flood damage and local authorities performing one road rescue. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/homes-crops-damaged-natte-yallock-goes/
- The January 2011 floods were but a distant memory as an all too familiar fear crept back into the minds of local residents this week with floodwaters rising rapidly and threatening to swallow local towns and townships. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/homes-threatened-bet-bet/
- Rising floodwaters in Talbot caused havoc on major roads, cutting off routes to Ballarat and Maryborough. http://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2016/09/talbot-cut-off-waters-suffers-minor-damage/