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200,000 people affected by flooding in Australia

 People use a small boat to make their ways in a flooded street in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrential down...
 State Emergency Service workers rescue Dell Rutherford from her home in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrenti...
 People use a small boat to move around in the main street as flood waters continue to rise in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, ...
 Christopher Roth rows down a flooded street in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrential downpours have left par...
 The town of Dalby in Queensland, Australia is seen flooded Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010.  Days of torrential downpours have left parts of central and sout...
 The town of Chinchilla in Queensland, Australia is seen flooded Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010.  Days of torrential downpours have left parts of central an...
 Chinchilla resident Jim Casey and wife Lesley stand on their balcony in Queensland, Australia Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010.  Days of torrential downpours...

Australia Flooding

People use a small boat to make their ways in a flooded street in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrential down...

Australia Flooding

State Emergency Service workers rescue Dell Rutherford from her home in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrenti...

Australia Flooding

People use a small boat to move around in the main street as flood waters continue to rise in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, ...

Australia Flooding

Christopher Roth rows down a flooded street in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrential downpours have left par...

Australia Flooding

The town of Dalby in Queensland, Australia is seen flooded Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010. Days of torrential downpours have left parts of central and sout...

Australia Flooding

The town of Chinchilla in Queensland, Australia is seen flooded Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrential downpours have left parts of central an...

Australia Flooding

Chinchilla resident Jim Casey and wife Lesley stand on their balcony in Queensland, Australia Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Days of torrential downpours...

More than 200,000 people have been affected by relentless flooding in northeast Australia, with the flood zone now stretching over an area bigger than France and Germany combined.
Thousands of homes and businesses across Queensland state have been inundated with water after days of pounding rain caused swollen rivers to overflow.
Queensland state Premier Anna Bligh said Friday that 22 communities are substantially flooded or isolated because roads have been cut off by water.