reply to post by zenius
Originally posted by dniMnepO
This low pressure system is moving in a little bit closer to the coast tomorrow morning, by the looks of it the sun will be out in the morning, this
low is going to have alot of fuel and precip around to feed it.... Also there is a massive low system in VIC/NSW which looks as if it is pulling alot
of steam through the centre of Australia from the gulf of the NT area were another massive low system is feeding it.
This was actually my own weather reading perception (after following it closely in this region for the last 2 weeks) which no body else really
predicted along the same lines that I know of. If only I took a screenshot and put some arrows in the synoptic chart showing how I beleive it was
moving and which different weather systems are most dominant and feeding (pulling) the other systems along for a ride.
reply to post by Shenon
A reported asked a police spokesman and disaster handling cheif if the army has stepped in to help at this stage, his reply was that they are helping
by letting the SES, FIRE , POLICE use their equipment (trucks, helicopters ect.) although there is no personell from the army helping which I find
very strange. Have not heard anything from any other governments helping out with army personell.
reply to post by ThePeopleParty
The surf?? The idea of the ocean levels becoming shallower of the coast of australia makes very much sense (the average beach breaking waves has
definately become smaller) because if the ocean swell is moving through more shallower water before it reaches the coastline, its losing alot of its
velocity. I was driving to the beach yesterday, I drove past a group of youngsters playing on bodyboards in flood waters and all of a sudden to girls
were sucked underneith the road through a stormwater drain. Thankgod sombody was extremely quick thinking and was already assisting them with a
towrope by the time I got out of the car. The younger girl was completely sucked through the drain under the road and out the otherside and the girl
was being pulled free with the towrope, amazingly they got away with a few cuts and bruises but thankfully their lives. After this ordeal I ditched
the beach went home and calmed myself down with a few hot ones.
Two freinds of mine have been staying at my place the last few days because they are unable to get to their homes, one of them lives on the mary river
and he knows how high the river needs to get for his back shed with all of his trailbike equipment and a few cars in it will go underwater most likely
washed down the river aswell as a caravan, praying that his animal are ok aswell.
reply to post by Rosha
Deepest condelences too you fellow queenslander, I hope you keep strong for your family in this time of need.
Originally posted by bonnieprince
Typical Queensland summer >.>
I'm from Cairns myself so i'm used to this kind of thing. I just signed a lease on a place in Brisbane today, so i'm hoping it doesnt go
underwater! I fly back into Cairns on Friday and heading up to Brisbane 1 week later, so here's hoping the weather eases up! I know a few of my
friends have had their homes and areas evacuated.
It would help if the government had actually prepared for this, we had big floods about a year ago, yet nothing was done to prepare the state for
wow your an idiot, have you payed attention to your surrounding area's, tempretures, weather patterns or anything in general. This weather gets
stranger ever year, snowing down south in summer places where it has never snowed before. Worst draughts recorded, worst fires on record and now worst
floods and rainfall on record... This is supposed to be the start of the wet season, but its been raining for the last 2 months on the sunshine coast,
obviously not constant but alot more then it usually does, the birds are confused, fish are confused, bushlife is becoming extinct even though we dont
eat them anymore (Aboriginals lived off them for hundreds of years) and even the general population is extremely confused. Excuses for toowoomba
having barely any warning of the intense rainfall they had was apparently because the radars did not pick up the weather system properly because it
was a MASSIVE amount of small specs of percipitation which gathered together directly over toowoomba's range and a massive rainstorm came out of
nowere, this makes no sense how can they not track this.......
reply to post by badw0lf
The 5-0 app for itunes works great too, overheard the cops busted two guys who had their 4wd's parked next to rushing flood waters and had ropes tied
to the towbar and were holding on with bodyboards. po-po's didnt seem to happy was hilarious. Also when the bruce highway was cut between
sunshinecoast and brisbane people were going out of control and the police couldnt control them, Trucks and 4wds driving through roadblocks and other
cars going down the wrong side of the highway, wrongway down on ramps and the police could not control them they were going crazy.