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AustraliaMan found clinging to log in Yarra River

23:07  07 january  2019
23:07  07 january  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Mother-of-two, 34, is swept away in floodwaters after trekking across a river to pick up life-saving medication – as a monstrous storm continues to lash Queensland

Mother-of-two, 34, is swept away in floodwaters after trekking across a river to pick up life-saving medication – as a monstrous storm continues to lash Queensland Mother-of-two Ebony King, 34, (right in left picture, and right) has not been seen since she waded into a flooded creek (road pictured inset) in Rossville in Queensland's far north on Thursday evening desperately needing to retrieve her medication. 

The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River , (Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a Emergency services arrived to find him in the river , clinging to a log with the difficult terrain forcing authorities to set up safety ropes and winch the man to safety.

Man , 35, is found clinging to a log in a river after falling 30 metres down an embankment while A dog walker was rescued from the Yarra River in east-central Victoria last night He plummeted into the freezing water were he was forced to cling onto a log

A 35-year-old man has been rescued from the Yarra River in Melbourne after plummeting more than 30 metres down an embankment while chasing his dog.

The man and a woman had been walking their dogs at Warringal Parklands in Heidelberg about 9.12pm when one of the dogs ran into some dark brush.

The man gave chase, and in the dark, fell down an incline and landing in the freezing water below.

Man found clinging to log in Yarra River © 9News Emergency services set-up a rope system to winch the man to safety.

Emergency services arrived to find him in the river, clinging to a log with the difficult terrain forcing authorities to set up safety ropes and winch the man to safety.

Boy fighting for life after being struck by tree branch while camping

Boy fighting for life after being struck by tree branch while camping A little boy is fighting for life after he was struck by a tree branch while camping with his family near Bendigo. The five-year-old boy suffered serious face and head injuries from the branch as he was playing in the Loddon River, near Serpentine about 6pm on Sunday. He was flown from the Serpentine Recreation Reserve to the Royal Children’s Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. A 12-year-old girl was also taken to the Bendigo Hospital by ambulance following the incident. She suffered injuries to her head, hands and legs and remains in a stable condition.

Man found clinging to log in Yarra River after plummeting 30 metres. Men rescued from collapsed trench. Kangaroo desperately tries to escape pool after A late-night stroll has sparked a massive rescue operation after a man toppled almost 40 metres into the Yarra River in Melbourne’s east.

'When we found him he was clinging to a log with his legs in the water, so it was quite a serious situation,' a firefighter revealed.

Brett Cowcher from the MFB said the man had suffered “cuts and abrasions” and was “quite cold” after falling down a “very steep drop”.

He warned of the dangers of walking through bushland at night and without a light, cautioning people to “take their time.”

Man found clinging to log in Yarra River © 9News The 35-year-old man finally winched to safety after falling down a steep embankment.

The woman and two dogs had followed the man down to the riverbank and also required rescuing.

Man found clinging to log in Yarra River © 9News The pair were walking their dogs through the Heidelberg last night.

The 35-year-old was placed into the care of Ambulance Victoria paramedics.

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