Oz flood wreaks fresh havoc in Victoria

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Melbourne, Jan 16: Flood havoc continues in Australia. The fresh flood struck Victoria in southern Australia, on Sunday, Jan 16, the second largest populated state of the nation. Four major rivers in Victoria were in full flood, and 1,400 properties has been affected. No casualties have been reported so far.

"They had the army in town. They were sandbagging on the west side. It was flowing fairly quickly," a resident of Victoria state, told Reuters.

Victoria's State Emergency Service described the flooding in the sate is worst since it began. Hugo Zoller said that it would continue for days.

Australia's flood over the corresponding period last year has contributed a historic proportions of damage to Queensland and other flood-stricken areas. Thousands of people evacuated their house, lost commodity exports, no transport, life is on a stand still in state capital, Brisbane.

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