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These Photos Show How Devastating The Floods In Tasmania Are

The recent floods in Tasmania are the worst the state has seen in 40 years.

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One woman has been found dead, two people are missing, and more than 100 have been evacuated as floods continue to threaten communities in northern Tasmania.

The massive storm that devastated Australia's eastern seaboard hit Tasmania on Sunday, with almost 100 properties inundated and more than 100 roads closed, the State Emergency Service said it is one of the worst floods in 40 years.

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Large swells rolling into Mersey River in Devonport on June 5.

Flood warnings remain in place as water continues to overflow in several rivers.

Flooding at Cataract Gorge Reserve in Launceston on June 7.


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This side by side comparison of Arthur River shows how much water the storm brought into Tasmania.

The photo on the left is Arthur River after the storm, and the photo on the right shows the river's normal water level.

The wild weather has damaged infrastructure...

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A view of the Launceston seaport on June 7.


They are also urging people to stay vigilant as more rain is forecast for the next couple of days.

Stay safe, Tassie.