Australia issues new flood warning

(VOVWORLD) - Heavy rain continued to ravage Australia’s northeast Tuesday, prompting the authorities to warn of further flash flooding. 
Australia issues new flood warning  - ảnh 1The city of Townsville in Australia has been flooded by torrential rains (Photo: Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison toured the region affected by floods and ordered recovery measures.

Australia’s north has never seen such devastating flood in a century. In hard-hit Townsville of Queensland State, more than 650 people have been evacuated from their homes and about 11,000 houses remained without power Tuesday. Around 9,000 more have asked for help.