A man holds on to a sign after trying to swim out to help a stranded truck driver in Hope Mills, North Carolina
A man holds on to a sign after trying to swim out to help a stranded truck driver in Hope Mills, North Carolina Andrew Craft

Damage continues after Matthew

MATTHEW is no longer a hurricane, having been downgraded to a post- tropical cyclone. Swollen, rising rivers could cause a week of death and destruction, however, the North Carolina governor said as the dete- riorating storm headed out to sea. The US death toll is at least 19, including five caused by carbon monoxide fumes from a generator, and insured property losses are $5-8 billion. The death toll in Haiti has hit 1000 and thousands of people have been rescued from homes and cars after torrential rains from the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007.



WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

premium_icon WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

238,000 expected to pour through Qld borders

WATCH: Police rescue goat having a baah-d day

premium_icon WATCH: Police rescue goat having a baah-d day

Poor, stupid Robert trapped himself in a water tank overnight

Killarney marked for future council development

premium_icon Killarney marked for future council development

Residents reveal the changes they want to see in their picturesque town.