Flooding in Queensland, Australia
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Water levels peak amid more flood warnings in Australia

Floodwaters in the Australian city of Rockhampton appear to have peaked, but forecasters are warning of more rain.

A special task force has been established to help the state of Queensland, where the flooding is on an unprecedented scale.

Residents have been warned to stay out of the water because of the risks posed by snakes and crocodiles.

Nick Bryant reports from the city of Rockhampton.

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