Burrum Pialba Road News

Burrum Pialba Road News   Hi all just an update on the Burrum Pialba road on the salt flats near the Craignish Fish Farm. This morning I emailed rolf Light who replied that he didn't know about any roadworks at that spot and to please contact the state member. This afternoon I contacted Bruce Saunders office in Maryborough. I spoke to Ron? who told me that up to this point no funding has ever been set aside to flood proof Burrum Pialba road at Craignish. He also told me that Bruce is trying to secure funding at the moment for...

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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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Toogoom Storms 17 October 2017

Toogoom Storms and Flash Floods 17 October 2017 Important note after travelling through floodwater in the Toogoom area and especially between Craignish and Toogoom please remember to wash down your vehicle immediately as the floodwater is mixed with tidal saltwater After days and days of heavy rain at around 400 ml the causeway or salt flats between Toogoom and Craignish has been dangerously close to being flooded over to the point of being closed on the evening of 17th of October 2017. The rains have been relentless in downpours and left many low lying areas underwater. Yesterday 16/10/17 Torbanlea Piabla...

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Toogoom Weather 16 October 2017

storm coming to Toogoom Maggie Francic

  Queensland Weather Situation An upper low lies over the southern interior of Queensland and will shift slowly northwards over the interior during Monday and Tuesday before shifting into the northeast tropics on Wednesday and Thursday. A low level trough is moving westwards across the Coral Sea towards the Capricornia coast this morning with a convergent wind flow to its south acting as a focus for heavy rainfall about the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay coasts. This coastal trough and associated area of heavy rainfall is expected to drift slowly northwards along the east coast over the next few days,...

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