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Australia: Indian National Found Dead in Queensland Floodwaters

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 February 2024, 10:04 IST
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Canberra: An Indian national was discovered deceased in floodwaters near Mount Isa, Queensland, amidst severe weather conditions.

The Indian High Commission in Canberra extended condolences to the family, providing necessary assistance while refraining from disclosing the individual's identity, pending further details.

Severe Weather Alerts in Queensland

Queensland faces a tense situation with severe alerts for rain and thunderstorms.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a warning for parts of the Sunshine Coast Council Area, highlighting the potential for heavy rainfall leading to flash flooding near Maroochydore and adjacent waters.

Additional Incident Raises Concerns

In a separate incident, a woman was found dead in her submerged car in floodwaters near Mount Isa.

Queensland police are actively investigating and seek public cooperation for information. Ongoing flooding continues to impact extensive road networks across the Mount Isa district, with motorists urged to exercise extreme caution and avoid flooded areas.

(With ANI inputs)



First published: 16 February 2024, 10:04 IST