Flooding in the Australian state of Queensland has stranded hundreds of residents. Local officials are saying the floods may turn out to be “far worse” than the ones in late 2010/early 2011 that left 35 dead.
Scroll down for some truly dramatic rescues from area rooftops and cars, but first, check out this absurd clip of a car emerging from sea foam.
And check out these dramatic rescue videos …
AP: “Helicopters pluck dozens of stranded Australians to safety in dramatic rooftop rescues as severe floods sweep the northeast. A mother zips her infant son into a waterproof bag to be winched to safety by helicopter as floods surround her car at Biloela, west of Bundaberg.”
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AP: “Australian rescue workers ventured into dangerous floodwaters on Friday, and brought a 14-year-old boy who was clinging to a tree to safety.”