Drone Footage Shows Floodwaters Covering Roads North of Lismore

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 20171 views
Published: May 27, 2017

Roads in the northern New South Wales community of Corndale were covered by floodwaters on Friday, March 31, after heavy rain <a href="http://www.echo.net.au/2017/03/lismore-tweed-evacuation-orders-place/" target="_blank">fell across the region</a>, brought by <a href="http://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/tourists-warned-not-to-drink-water-as-cyclone-debbie-causes-more-flooding-evacuations/news-story/d4fa38916cf353c393f3fc0816189f1f" target="_blank">ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie</a>.

Drone footage shows the extent of the flooding across the regional town, about 16km northeast of Lismore, where residents were <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-30/evacuations-ordered-as-unprecedented-floods-hit-northern-nsw/8400086" target="_blank">forced to evacuate</a> as a levee overflowed.

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