"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.