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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Melbourne Man Pulls Metre-Long Red Bellied Black Snake From Sock Drawer

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

National

National

Man Found Dead In Floodwater As QLD Disaster Zone Declared

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The flooding emergency continues to ravage the east coast, with the body of a missing elderly man found as parts of QLD are declared a disaster zone.

National

National

From Sewage To Animal Carcasses, Why Swimming In Floodwater Is Dangerous And Disgusting

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A dire warning has been issued urging people not to enter floodwaters or risk swimming with a number of nasties including dead animals and bacteria.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

We Need A Climate Action Plan Come Hell Or High Water (Which Are Already Here)

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In a matter of days, many Australians have been thrust from one extreme to another -- from bushfires that refuse to be put out, to flooding rain that seemingly won’t stop. It’s a cruel irony.

National

National

Desperate Search Concludes After Man 'Washed Away In Flood Waters' In NSW

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Police are continuing to investigate after a male passenger was swept away inside his car during horror flooding in Sydney's north.

News

News

Rush To Rescue Wildlife As Flash Flood Hits Australian Reptile Park

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Koalas have been filmed clinging for life while staff at the Australian Reptile Park rushed them to safety during a major flash-flood at the zoo.

World

World

2010-2019: Natural Disasters That Rocked The World This Decade

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From floods to earthquakes, fires to hurricanes, Mother Nature has shown her full force in the past 10 years.

News

News

Mudslides And Floods Kill 34 People In Western Kenya

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Kenya’s interior minister says 29 people have been killed in mudslides, among the 34 people overall who lost their lives Saturday amid flooding in the East Africa nation.

World

World

'Venice Is On Its Knees': Mayor Blames Climate Change As 'Apocalyptic' Flood Sweeps City

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Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after “apocalyptic” floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.

10 News First

10 News First

Lake Eyre Is The New Bucket List Destination Tourists Are Flocking To

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The tiny South Australian town of William Creek has never been busier, as tourists flood in.

News

News

Children Paddle In Buckets To School After Floods Hit Peru

1 min read

Dozens of people have died and 13,000 have been affected after floods left Peru's Amazon region underwater.

National

National

This Aussie Summer Came With A $2.2 Billion Price Tag From Natural Disasters

4 min read

A number of 'catastrophic' weather events sparking tens of thousands of insurance claims in three Australian states, have racked up a damage bill of more than $2 billion in just three months.

National

National

Meet The Townsville Woman Whose Flooded House Has Become A Zoo

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On the backseat of Tara Hoffman’s car this morning were five coloured baskets carrying three possums and two bats.

National

National

Mateship Shines As Queenslanders Help Each Other Through Disaster

3 min read

As residents fled flood-ravaged towns in Queensland with just the clothes on their back, one family headed to the river wreckage to rescue their neighbours' treasured belongings.

National

National

Search And Rescue Finds Stranded Pig Hunters

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A rescue helicopter has picked up a group of stranded men after their ute was washed off the road in the Whitsundays earlier on Thursday morning.

10 Yearly

10 Yearly

The Most Catastrophic Natural Disasters Of 2018

9 min read

While mother nature tried to tear cities apart, it was a compassionate and determined human spirit that put them back together.

World

World

Climate Change Directly Responsible For Some Extreme Weather Events: Study

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Many of the world's most extreme weather events in 2017 were made more likely and, in some cases, even caused by human activity and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report published Monday.

World

World

Terrifying Footage Emerges As Italy Is Ravaged By The Worst Storm In Decades

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The worst storm in decades has ravaged Italy causing widespread flooding and damage stretching from the north-east of the country all the way to Sicily. 

World

World

Venice On 'Code Red' As The City Floods

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Three quarters of Venice has been inundated with water as the city experiences its worst flooding since 2012.

National

National

Wild Weather And Heavy Rains Cause Flash Floods In Hobart

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More heavy rain is expected on Friday morning.