An Australian TV journalist has told ITV News Central that families around the world are struggling to contact loved ones in Australia as flooding has damaged communication networks.
Brett Mason – Europe correspondent for Network 10, spoke to Central Tonight after a Midlands family had their house submerged in Queensland.
Flooding footage from The Associated Press.
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A few bright spells at first but generally cloudy. In the afternoon, some outbreaks of rain are likely to spread in, with winds picking up.
After a dull but dry start, rain and strengthening winds will gradually spread northeastwards. Rain may be heavy during the afternoon.
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