Floods

Stonnington has seen it's fair share of natural disasters throughout the years, including the December 1934 floods that proved disastrous for Stonnington and the rest of Melbourne.
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Photo of Cr Leonard Righetti, Mayor of Malvern, at the rear of a row boat in flooded Warra Street Kooyong, 1934.

Photo of Cr Leonard Righetti, Mayor of Malvern, at the rear of a row boat in flooded Warra Street Kooyong, 1934.

Toorak Road in flood in 1934 in the vicinity of Clara Street. One young boy wades in water almost up to his waist, while others paddle a canoe.

Toorak Road in flood in 1934 in the vicinity of Clara Street. One young boy wades in water almost up to his waist, while others paddle a canoe.

The effect of storm. Train passing through flood waters, South Yarra, 25 Jan. 1907.

The effect of storm. Train passing through flood waters, South Yarra, 25 Jan. 1907.

Children wading across Toorak Road, corner Surrey Road, during the 1934 flood

Children wading across Toorak Road, corner Surrey Road, during the 1934 flood

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