Man dragging boat of his possessions through flood water
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Brisbane flooding is 'scene of utter devastation'

Brisbane authorities have evacuated thousands of properties as flood waters sweep into the Australian city, raising river levels and swamping neighbourhoods.

Twelve people are known to have been killed in towns to the west of Brisbane, and 51 others are listed as missing.

BBC Breakfast spoke to Rob Minshull and Paul Kelly, both residents of Brisbane, about the extent of the floods.

  • 12 Jan 2011
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