Latest updates: Australia's flood disaster

Floodwaters can be seen pouring into Bundaberg in this photo taken from the International Space Station. Photo / Commander Chris Hadfield/ISS
Floodwaters can be seen pouring into Bundaberg in this photo taken from the International Space Station. Photo / Commander Chris Hadfield/ISS

Central and southern Queensland face a mammoth recovery task as record-breaking flood waters recede.

Thousands of people have been displaced as rivers and creeks, swollen by torrential rain from ex-tropical cyclone Oswald, rose up and inundated homes and businesses on Monday and Tuesday.

Follow the Herald's updated coverage of the disaster here:

- nzherald.co.nz

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