Relief flights help flood-affected Australian city

In this photo provided by the Queensland Police, a flood gauge on the Fitzroy River shows the rising water compared to past flood high water marks in Rockhampton, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011. Floodwaters that cover an area the size of France and Germany combined are draining slowly toward Australia's northeast coast, filling bulging rivers to overflowing and inundating at least 22 towns and cities in the cattle and fruit and vegetable farming region. (AP Photo/Queensland Police)

January 3, 2011 8:31:07 AM PST
Military flights rushed Monday to restock an Australian city before it was cut off by floodwaters that have turned a huge swath of the Outback into a lake, while police confirmed two more deaths in the crisis.

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