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Thousands Evacuate in Worst Australian Floods in a Decade

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Australia hit by Worst Floods in a Decade
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Brisbane, Australia (AP) -- Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate their homes by Tuesday and hundreds of thousands more were told to prepare to flee as parts of Australia’s southeast coast were inundated by the worst flooding in more than a decade. At least 10 people have died.

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet said there had been 1,000 rescues in the state by Tuesday and more than 6,000 calls for authorities to help.