Cyclone Oswald 2013 Part 2 Aftermath Toogoom

http://www.toogoom.net.au/news/cyclone-oswald-flooding-2013/ http://www.toogoom.net.au/news/cyclone-oswald-flooding-2013/ Cyclone Oswald Part 2 Aftermath [video poster="http://www.toogoom.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/news.png" width="320" height="240" mp4="http://www.toogoom.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/oswald.mp4"][/video]   Fast forward 96 days.   It started again, torrential downpours and low pressure systems. On the Esplanade, council had just built a new turn around bay for the garbage trucks when they changed contractors over to the current contractors as their trucks could not get it. That combined with a new house being built at the end of the street were the precipice of further disaster. The rains came down and the water came up. Where the water would previously drain along a natural water way parallel...

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Cyclone Oswald & Flooding 2013 Toogoom Part 1

Cyclone Oswald & Flooding 2013 Cyclone Oswald & Flooding 2013. In January 2013 Toogoom residents were alerted to a category 2 cyclone called Oswald that was skirting down the Queensland coast. Residents were not alarmed at first as it seemed we would not bear any disastrous brunt of wind and would emerge unscathed by the event. How wrong we were. Queensland from 2011 to 2013, especially the Fraser Coast and SE QLD were subjected to massive summer rainfalls that saw the region disaster declared. The rains and floods affected tourism and tourist number dropped to near zero for a period...

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