Wild weather in Brisbane at the moment with torrential rain, flash flooding, landslides, blackouts and the closure of schools and roads. About 160 to 240mm of rain has fallen in the Northern suburbs in the last 24 hours. This is how Kedron Brook (about 1km north of where I live) normally looks:
Here is the flooded bike path linking Wooloowin and Gordon Park. I wouldn’t fancy my chances getting across:
This is the view looking upstream from Gympie Road. Trees are being dragged along very quickly in the floodwaters:
Match abandoned at Shaw Rd rugby grounds:
He’ll have his work cut out to get much further. Kalinga Park has tunred into a lake:
Not sure about the vaulting, but its not a bad day for a body dip:
The back carpark at Toombul shopping centre (note how high the waters are to sign saying “clearance 4.2m”)
See the Courier-Mail gallery for a wider set of Brisbane flood photos.