The Devastation Caused by the Brisbane Floods: Before and After (40 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       17 Jan 2011       13040       4

These are striking aerial photos taken before and after the Brisbane floods that caused devastation to thousands of houses and offices last week.

 

Milton (Lang Park)

Rosalie

Rocklea (Markets)

Fairfield

South Bank

Brisbane (overview)

Bundamba (Ipswich)

Riverside (CBD)

Rocklea (wide view)

Basin Pocket (Ipswich)

Chelmer

Milton (Coronation Drive)

Bellbowrie and Riverhills

Jindalee

St Lucia (University of Queensland)

Toowong

West End

Graceville

New Farm

Yeronga



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Credits:  www.abc.net.au
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dasfgfa 9 year s ago
That sucks :( The question that needs to be asked is "why was building in known flood plain allowed". There have been even worse floods in Brisbane history so this shouldn't have been a surprise!
       
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djp 9 year s ago
^^^ I was just about to say exactly the same thing!

They don't call them 'flood plains' for nothing!
       
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Peanut 9 year s ago
I feel sorry for them.
       
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a 9 year s ago
^^ I feel sorry for the stupid also.
       
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