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Severe Weather And Flash Flooding Hit Southern Queensland

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: A general view of the Brisbane river as parts of southern Queensland experiences record flooding in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Oswald on January 29, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. The river in the Brisbane CBD is expected to peak at 2.3 metres today - lower than the 2.6 metre peak predicted - but is still likely to flood low-lying properties and businesses. The flood crisis has claimed four lives so far, with the city of Bundaberg, Queensland faces the worst flooding in its history. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Flooding in Australia

While much of Australia is recovering from devastating wildfires, two states are battling severe flooding. Residents of Queensland and New South Wales have been forced to leave their homes after Tropical Cyclone Oswald brought severe winds and rains. Four people are known to have died in the storm so far.