Was Toowoomba affected by the floods?

Was Toowoomba affected by the floods?

A massive deluge overwhelmed Toowoomba, a city west of the state capital Brisbane, without warning. Cars were swept away by the torrent of water.

When did Toowoomba last flood?

January 2011
2010–2011 Queensland floods

A woman trapped on the roof of her car awaits rescue during the Toowoomba flash flood
Date November 2010 – January 2011
Location Much of central and southern Queensland including Brisbane, Rockhampton, Gympie, Emerald, Bundaberg, Dalby, Toowoomba, Roma, and Ipswich

How much rain has Toowoomba had?

Toowoomba Past 24 hours

Past 24 hours
Time Temp Rainfall
07:00 15.6°C 0.2mm
08:00 16.1°C 0.2mm
09:00 17.5°C 0.2mm

What caused the inland tsunami in Toowoomba?

Heavy rain created a deadly torrent of water that swept people off their feet, cars down city streets and houses off their foundations in the Darling Downs city of Toowoomba.

Where are the Queensland floods 2022?

Southeast Queensland was hit hard: The city of Gympie recorded its highest flood in a century, and several Brisbane suburbs received more than 15 inches (400 millimeters) of rain in 24 hours on Feb. 27. Within three days, Brisbane, Queensland’s capital received more than 31.2 inches (792.8 millimeters) of rain.

Where are qld floods?

Queensland, AustraliaQueensland floods / Location

How much rain has Toowoomba had in the last 24 hours?

Toowoomba Past 24 hours

Past 24 hours
Time Temp Rainfall
04:00 17.0°C 0.2mm
05:00 16.1°C 0.2mm
06:00 15.9°C 0.2mm

What caused the Toowoomba floods 2011?

The floods were caused by heavy rain from tropical cyclone “Tasha” that joined with a trough during a La Niña event. La Niña is an unusual weather pattern, which brings wet weather to eastern Australia. The 2010 La Niña was the strongest since 1973. This caused heavy rainfall across Queensland.