2021 Eastern Australian floods facts for kids
|How long:||18 March 2021 – 29 March 2021|
|Deaths:||3 dead and 2 missing|
|Damages:||A$ 1 billion+ (predicted)|
|Areas affected:||New South Wales; Mid North Coast, Hunter Valley and Western Sydney
Queensland; Logan City and Gold Coast
Extreme rainfall on the east coast of Australia beginning on 18 March 2021 led to massive flooding in New South Wales, affecting regions from the North Coast to the Sydney metropolitan area in the south. Suburbs of Sydney experienced the worst flooding in 60 years.
The floods happened less than 18 months after Australia was affected by the Black Summer bushfires.
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Damage to footbridge of Bombala River.
2021 Eastern Australian floods Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.