How long did the 2011 Brisbane flood last?

How long did the 2011 Brisbane flood last?

Major flooding at Theodore persisted for more than two weeks. Emerald was cut off by road on 29 December as the Nogoa River rose. By the next day, the river surpassed the 2008 flood peak level of 15.36 metres (50.4 ft).

When did the 2011 Brisbane floods start and end?

The 2010–11 Queensland floods were a series of floods in Australia which began in December 2010 and ended in January 2011. The majority of the floods were in Queensland including its capitals city, Brisbane.

What time did the 2011 Brisbane floods occur?

The inflow of water into the Wivenhoe Dam, the outflows and the headwater elevation of the dam around the time of the 2011 flood are shown in Figure 8. The peak of the outflow from the dam (around 23:30 on 11th January) was approximately 40% lower than the peak of the inflows (at about 13:00 on the same day).

When did my flood coverage start in Brisbane?

My flood coverage started on January 11, when I was sent to cover rising levels of the Brisbane River at West End. It was the start (in Brisbane) of what would become one of the worst floods in our recent history. Flooding at West End along the Brisbane River. Riverside Drive, West End.

What was the weather like in Brisbane after the floods?

After the floods there was the typical hot, steamy Queensland summer weather. I remember the heat and the dry mud along Brisbane Terrace in Goodna and the smell.

Where did the south bank flood hit Brisbane?

Brisbane’s South Bank, including the State LIbrary of Queensland building were inundated during the floods. Capturing over 300 images State Library’s photographer Leif Ekstrom documented the rising floodwater around Brisbane’s CDB, South Bank area, South Brisbane, Kangaroo Point and Archerfield.

What happened in Grantham during the 2011 floods?

N.S.W. Rural Fire Service helicopter flying over a collapsing house during the floods in Grantham, Queensland, 2011. Image in copyright. 28510 Amanda Gearing Queensland Flood Collection. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.

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