SEVERE FLOODS: Is this the new normal?

The catastrophic floods that have hit major parts of Southern Queensland and Norther NSW have devastated Australians¬† in every way possible, with more torrential rain to come. Questions is, is it really a ‘once in a 1000 year’ event or are serious natural disasters the new normal for the future?

Senior Lecturer, of Environmental Science at University of Western Sydney, Dr Ian Wright joined us earlier to discuss what elements leads to regular occurrences of severe natural disasters.

To keep up to date with the latest emergency service warnings, you can visit https://www.ses.nsw.gov.au/. In an emergency for floods or storms ring 132 500 for assistance from the SES or 000.

 

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