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Australia Body of 78yo woman missing in floods found

04:41  11 april  2021
04:41  11 april  2021 Source:   aap.com.au

Beaches closed, warnings to residents as floods contaminate waterways

  Beaches closed, warnings to residents as floods contaminate waterways Residents around New South Wales have been warned of hazardous materials washing up on beaches and contaminating waterways in the wake of last week's flooding disaster.Residents around New South Wales have been warned hazardous materials washing up on beaches and contaminating waterways in the wake of last week's flooding disaster.

A body believed to be an elderly New South Wales woman whose empty car was pulled from flood waters has been found washed up on a riverbank. Adele Morrison, 78, was last seen at a shopping centre in Gloucester after leaving home in Port Macquarie on 16 March, as a one-in-100-year flood A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic police. The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of the missing woman . A report will be prepared for the coroner. The discovery of Morrison’s body takes the death toll from last month’s widespread flooding in NSW

The body of an elderly woman who went missing during the NSW flood disaster has been found on the riverbank at a rural property. Her family alerted authorities the next day, sparking a wide-scale search. Her red Toyota Corolla was found partially submerged in flood waters in the Barrington River at Barrington just days later. But her body was nowhere to be found . Her car was found just days after she vanished.Source:News Regional Media.

A body believed to be an elderly NSW woman whose empty car was pulled from floodwaters has been found washed up on a riverbank.

a sign on the side of a river: A woman's body has been found on the banks of the swollen Barrington River, after recent floods. © Jason O'BRIEN/AAP PHOTOS A woman's body has been found on the banks of the swollen Barrington River, after recent floods.

Adele Morrison, 78, was last seen at a shopping centre in Gloucester after leaving home in Port Macquarie on March 16, as a one-in-100-year flood event began on the mid north coast.

Large tracts of NSW went underwater as rivers filled by torrential rain broke their banks.

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated across the state, with Sydney's Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley and the mid-north coast the hardest hit.

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  Indonesia: At least 44 killed by flash floods and landslides Mud inundated homes, while bridges and roads in the eastern end of Flores Island destroyed.Hours before people woke up to celebrate Easter Sunday, torrential rain resulted in flash floods in the Catholic-majority Flores Island.

THE body of a missing 87-year-old woman has been recovered from a river after she was swept away in floods . Jean Disney, 87, was last seen in the Johns Way area of Tiverton at 3am on Monday after apparently plunging into the River Exe near her home town Tiverton, Devon during Dennis. Rescue workers desperately searched for the missing OAP near her home town of TivertonCredit: SWNS:South West News Service. She was wearing her dressing gown at the time with a dark coloured jacket over the top. Police were called to reports of a female body near Thorverton Weir at 1.30pm on

A body has been found in the search for a woman who went missing in floods after her car got stuck in water. Police said Yvonne Booth, 55, was swept into floodwater near a bridge which crosses the River Teme, near Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, on Sunday. Hundreds of flood warnings remain in place, including several severe warnings meaning a danger to life. Ch Supt Tom Harding said the body of Ms Booth, from Great Barr near Birmingham, was found during a search and rescue operation in Tenbury. West Midlands Ambulance Service said it was called to reports of two people being swept

Ms Morrison's car was spotted in the swollen Barrington River on March 25.

On Saturday evening, a property owner along the river notified police after locating the body of a woman on the riverbank of his rural property in Barrington.


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A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic police.

The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be that of the missing woman.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

The discovery of Ms Morrison's body takes the death toll from last month's widespread flooding to two.

A 25-year-old man died in Glenorie in northwest Sydney on March 24.

The Pakistani national was on his way to his first day of a new contracting job when his car was trapped in flood waters at Glenorie in northwest Sydney.

Darwin's Timor-Leste community pleads for faster flood disaster response .
Timor-Leste's former finance minister says Darwin's quick response to her country's devastating floods will help improve bilateral relations. She wants the federal government to act with the same urgency.Ms Borges lives in Darwin now but was formerly Timor-Leste’s finance minister during this transition – she would like to see a similar response to the country’s recent catastrophic floods and landslides.

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