Residents of multiple communities in the Australian state of Victoria received evacuation warnings due to flood emergencies. Photo: Xinhua
Residents of multiple communities in the Australian state of Victoria received evacuation warnings due to flood emergencies. Photo: Xinhua
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Australia PM Albanese tours flood-hit Victoria state; evacuations, sandbagging under way

  • Crisis comes after Australia’s eastern states were hit by severe flooding in early 2022 as the country endures a third consecutive La Nina weather event
  • 60 Australian Defence Force personnel were now on the ground, assisting with evacuations and sandbagging

Residents of multiple communities in the Australian state of Victoria received evacuation warnings due to flood emergencies. Photo: Xinhua
Residents of multiple communities in the Australian state of Victoria received evacuation warnings due to flood emergencies. Photo: Xinhua
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