Residents Attempt Muddy Flood Clean-up During Break in Rain

StoryfulWeatherPublished: February 5, 2019Updated: February 6, 2019
Published: February 5, 2019Updated: February 6, 2019

Residents in Townsville took advantage of a pause in rainfall to begin the clean-up operation after the region was ravaged by floods. In this video, filmed by Townsville woman Kiara Lamont and shared to Instagram on February 5, Lamont surveys the damage done to her home. On February 6, the Bureau of Meteorology warned of ’heavy falls after a week of wet conditions. Townsville council was forced to fully open the Ross Dam floodgates on February 4 as the reservoir hit capacity on Sunday at about 250 per cent. Credit: Kiara Lamont via Storyful

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