25 Jan '11, 9am

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MELBOURNE - AUSTRALIA'S flood death toll rose on Tuesday with police confirming that remains found in devastated areas of the northeast were human, as rising rivers threatened to swamp more homes in the south. Queensland police said that the grim find brings to 22 the number of people who have died in that state since Jan 10, when flash floods swept homes, cars and trees into the rushing waters in the Lockyer Valley west of Brisbane. Nine people are still listed as missing after lightning floods which forced people on to the roofs of their homes and cars and plucked children from their carers' arms. 'The thorough search for people missing from the Lockyer Valley is ongoing,' Queensland Police said in a statement, which said that 35 people had died in that state in flood-related incidents since Nov 30. Record rainfall across eastern Australia, triggered by a strong La Nina ...

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