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This brochure describes the flood warning system operated by the Australian Government, Bureau of Meteorology for the Burnett River. It includes reference information which will be useful for understanding Flood Warnings and River Height Bulletins issued by the Bureau's Flood Warning Centre during periods of high rainfall and flooding.
Published in Burnett

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22 June: The day flood hit Gaurikund on 17th morning, I, with my uncle fled to Gauri village then to Munkatiya. We waited for food and water…., nothing came to us. We were about 200. I drank rain water. No food. My uncle’s mobile once worked, and we informed our family! We waited long, nothing came to us. Then on 20th morning we decided to take risk and walk on foot! After four days, I could just eat food at Fata (a small township)!” ...
Published in Upper Ganges