8:00am

Sat January 15, 2011
World

Floods Will Hit Australia Hard Long After Water Goes

The catastrophic flooding in Australia that has swamped an area larger than Texas continues to devastate that nation. At least 26 people have died since November and dozens are missing. More than 30,000 homes have been flooded in Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland. With damage estimates in the billions, it may end up as the country's costliest disaster. Host Scott Simon speaks with Australian broadcaster Richard Glover about the flooding that has ravaged Queensland.

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