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Schools closed as ‘rain bomb’ floods roads across south-east – Brisbane Times

Homes have been evacuated and more than a dozen Queensland schools have been closed on as “extreme weather” continues to lash the south-east on Tuesday.



The Premier warned the soaking rain increased the risk of flash flooding and said if you do not have to be on the roads, please stay off them.
I am advised that supplies to our dams have increased to 59.8 per cent. It is particularly pleasing to see water flowing into Stanthorpes Storm King dam.
I am advised at this stage forecasts are unlikely to require releases from Wivenhoe, Somerset or North Pine dams.
Emergency Services Minister Mark Ryan said the next 24 hours would continue to pose a challenge,…

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