Brisbane witnessed nearly 31.2 inches of rainfall over the past few days. As a result, the national weather agency confirmed flooding that hit thousands of homes. The last time such a situation came was in 1974 when Brisbane faced 25.8 inches of rain. These floods in Australia led to the evacuation of thousands of people and the loss of lives. So far, there are reports of 10 deaths, the majority of them in Queensland.

Sky News says the authorities have arranged for evacuation and have cautioned that the southeast coast is vulnerable. It could face the worst flooding in almost a decade.

Many residents in the eastern parts of Australia climbed on rooftops and spent hours there before rescue teams arrived. In February 2020, thunderstorms and floods battered Australia and left thousands of homes without power. This situation leaves everyone helpless. Today's world depends on electricity, and it becomes difficult to adjust to its absence. However, those who have provisions for Renewable Energy can breathe easily.

The floods disturbed the lives of the people

The media describes it as the worst disaster in the region since 2011. This is a matter of worry for the administration because such sudden weather patterns take a heavy toll on the infrastructure. Roads get damaged, power lines go down, and the common man suffers.

New South Wales was in the path of water from Queensland. The floods disturbed the lives of people and affected Travel in the area. Rescue teams had to attend to emergencies. To escape from the floods, residents went to the roofs. There was an instance of people trapped on a bridge. It happened when floodwater submerged the bridge.

Sky News reports that Dominic Perrottet is the Premier of New South Wales. He mentioned conducting 1,000 rescues in his state with numerous calls for help. The authorities resorted to the large-scale evacuation of people from danger zones. There is a forecast of more storms later in the week. Obviously, people would have to be alert and take necessary precautions.

These could include stocking up essential items. In September last year, Sturm Ida brought heavy rainfall and floods to the United States and left at least 64 dead.

The weather bureau had warned about heavy rain and flash floods

According to ABC AU, the Met department had cautioned about heavy rain accompanied by flash floods to parts of Queensland and NSW. Subsequently, parts of Queensland were in the grip of heavy rainfall. As a result, dams overflowed, and people had to brace for major floods. At one time, the precipitation of rainfall was 15.8 inches in less than 24 hours near Gympie. Other parts of the Sunshine Coast received 5.5 inches of rain in just one hour. State emergency services had to attend to calls for help from flooded properties.

Most of these were in the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, and Noosa regions. In October 2021, parts of England had to endure heavy rain, flash floods, and power cuts.

Warning of floods issued for the Brisbane River

Annastacia Palaszczuk is the Premier of Queensland. She cautioned that some areas could witness huge amounts of rainfall over the next few days. Many areas are already affected. The water-filled the suburbs of Brisbane. Warnings of floods are in place for the Brisbane River. Roads went underwater in the Ipswich area. That hampered travel. The Premier said Brisbane received about 80 percent of the whole year's rainfall within a few days. ABC AU adds that floods have played havoc with thousands of homes across southeast Queensland. Many regions were without power. Weather warnings are not withdrawn but remain in place along the NSW coast. These could result in more damage and floods.