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Emergency Services Receive Hundreds of Requests as Severe Flooding Grips Southeast Queensland Towns

Queensland’s state emergency services received more than 400 requests for help in 24 hours as severe flooding gripped towns in the state’s southeast on December 1.

Residents were asked to evacuate the town of Inglewood on Tuesday night as major flooding hit the Macintyre Brook catchment area. The weather bureau expected more flooding, with the Macintyre River at Goondiwindi expected to peak near 10.70 metres on Friday.

This aerial footage posted to Twitter by Queensland Fire & Emergency Services shows flooding affecting the towns of Inglewood, Milmerran and Leyburn. Credit: QFES via Storyful

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