THIS time last year Warwickites were mopping up the mess of 7.9m floodwaters which had just started to recede – with no idea there was more to come.
Local UPDATE, 7.20pm: A SEVERE weather warning for the Southern Downs and Granite Belt but the situation will be monitored overnight and into Thursday.
WATCHING floodwaters consume his home has been described by Killarney Tucka Shop owner Rod Cooper as “the worst feeling in the world”.
ALMOST 80 Southern Downs residents got cracking on cleaning up the region after the second flood in as many weeks left about 150 residents with damaged homes.
MOSQUITO populations in the Southern Downs region are on the increase following the recent rain and flood events.