Second man dies in Queensland floods as hopes fade for missing teenager

‘Do not go into flood waters,’ police warn as dangerous conditions continue after state battered by ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth

A second person has died during flooding in south-east Queensland, with some communities still isolated three days after more than 50cm of rain fell on the Wide Bay Burnett region.

Police say a 52-year-old man’s body was found on Tuesday hours after he disappeared when his boat overturned in flood waters while he was looking for stock with two female family members near Tiaro, south of Gympie.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jan/11/search-for-52-year-old-man-missing-in-queensland-flood-waters-under-way-as-hopes-fade-for-teenager

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