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Latest Travel Advice from the Foreign Office – Australian Floods

Wednesday 16th March 2011

Eastern Australia is currently suffering from heavy rain and floods

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has issued a travel advice warning for eastern Australia. Heavy rain and flooding is currently causing disruption in some areas of eastern Australia. Although there are no travel restrictions in place, emergency crews are working to evacuate residents from Tarcutta, New South Wales. This area is expecting some of its highest levels of flooding in decades. Heavy rain in Victoria is now easing off, but rivers there are still rising. Emergency crews are monitoring the situation in South Australia. 28 council areas in Riverina-Murray district have been declared natural disaster zones.

If you are travelling, or intend to travel in or to these areas please listen and check for local advice on precautions to take.

Check the Foreign Office website for further details and contact your travel company before you go.

 
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