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Posted at 8:40 AM ET, 01/11/2011

Australia flooding caught on video

By Melissa Bell
Australians look at a destroyed road after flash floods swept the hill region in eastern Australia, a senior official said. (Alicia Morrison/AFP/Getty Images)

Another round of rain battered Australia, sending a tsunami-like wall of water through the Australian valley of Toowoomba. At least 10 people were killed and more than 78 people are still missing. Read more about the floods here. Raw videos captured the intensity of the storm:

Brisbane prepares for the next batch of rainfall:

By Melissa Bell  | January 11, 2011; 8:40 AM ET
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These are amazing and terrifying. It's hard for me to grasp the sheer scale of this disaster.

Posted by: RD_Padouk | January 11, 2011 11:53 AM | Report abuse

Correction. Toowoomba isn't a valley it is located on a mountain range.

Posted by: shaygb1 | January 11, 2011 5:24 PM | Report abuse

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