Canadian astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield, photographed the 2013 Queensland floods while passing over central Queensland in the International Space Station. Here's what he tweeted: @Cmdr_Hadfield: You can see the floodwaters pouring straight through Bundaberg and into the ocean. Keep safe and dry down there!

Disaster: The astronaut shared this view of flood hit Bundaberg, Australia, adding 'Keep safe and dry down there'

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Tips for building or rebuilding your home in a flood zone including the use of resilient materials and doing your homework beforehand. Includes very useful links such as local Brisbane flood reports

Aerials of Bundaberg floods 28 Jan 2013

BUNDABERG faces a monster flood powerful enough to knock over houses as Brisbane endures its second major flood in two years.

CONFIRMED damaging tornado at 1 pm in Bargara, Queensland Australia near the Bundaberg area, and another tornado in Bargara area at 3 pm.    Tornadoes are likely through today and tonight between Brisbane and Gladstone as bands of convection with Ex Tropical Cyclone stream onshore.    The tornado threat will shift slowly south with time as the cyclone drifts southward, along with flooding rains in the same area.

CONFIRMED damaging tornado at 1 pm in Bargara, Queensland Australia near the Bundaberg area, and another tornado in Bargara area at 3 pm. Tornadoes are likely through today and tonight between Brisbane and Gladstone as bands of convection with Ex Tropical Cyclone stream onshore. The tornado threat will shift slowly south with time as the cyclone drifts southward, along with flooding rains in the same area.

28 Jan 2013 Aerial photo of flooding in Bundaberg, Queensland Australia

28 Jan 2013 Aerial photo of flooding in Bundaberg, Queensland Australia

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Residents clear belongings from their houses about to be flooded in East Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia. 26 January 2013.

Residents clear belongings from their houses about to be flooded in East Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.


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CONFIRMED damaging tornado at 1 pm in Bargara, Queensland Australia near the Bundaberg area, and another tornado in Bargara area at 3 pm.    Tornadoes are likely through today and tonight between Brisbane and Gladstone as bands of convection with Ex Tropical Cyclone stream onshore.    The tornado threat will shift slowly south with time as the cyclone drifts southward, along with flooding rains in the same area.

CONFIRMED damaging tornado at 1 pm in Bargara, Queensland Australia near the Bundaberg area, and another tornado in Bargara area at 3 pm. Tornadoes are likely through today and tonight between Brisbane and Gladstone as bands of convection with Ex Tropical Cyclone stream onshore. The tornado threat will shift slowly south with time as the cyclone drifts southward, along with flooding rains in the same area.

28 Jan 2013 Aerial photo of flooding in Bundaberg, Queensland Australia

28 Jan 2013 Aerial photo of flooding in Bundaberg, Queensland Australia

TAX HELP FOR FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS   	  										    7 February 2013  Media release 2013/04  Tax help and support is in place to help people affected by the recent Queensland and New South Wales floods.  The ATO has automatically deferred the lodgment and payment dates (excluding large pay as you go withholders) for activity statements to 29 April 2013 for people in some postcodes affected by recent floods.  http://www.ato.gov.au/content/00345356.htm

A helicopter rescues a family at Fairmead on the Burnett River downstream of Bundaberg.

Evacuations in Bundaberg. This street is not far from where I used to live. I heard someone say "We look like refugees!" when I first saw this photo. I had reply, "Well, that's because we are..."  Refugees do not only come from oversees, nor do they have to be escaping wartorn countries... Refugees are simply people in need of a refuge.

Rush to secure properties in southeast Queensland as floods set to peak

Residents clear belongings from their houses about to be flooded in East Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia. 26 January 2013.

Residents clear belongings from their houses about to be flooded in East Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.

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