About 5,000 Australians who evacuated their houses to avoid being swept away by rising floodwaters have been allowed to return home, while others downstream braced for the approaching torrent.
BBC News 2007/06/11
At least nine people have been killed by heavy storms that are continuing to lash eastern Australia.
BBC news 2007/06/10
At least eight people have been killed by heavy storms that are continuing to lash eastern Australia, officials say.
The death toll from a violent storm and torrential rain lashing Australia's
east coast rose to six, police said on Saturday.
BBC News 2007/06/09
More than 200,000 homes remain without electricity in the Hunter Valley and
Central Coast regions, and in Sydney.