VIDEO: 'Tsunami' Floods City In Australia

January 11, 2011

Mark Memmott

The grim headline is "Scores Missing In Tsunami-Like Flood In Australia."

For a unique view of what the ongoing "Queensland Flood Disaster" is like, check out this video sent by a man named David to The Australian. It's the view from his window in the city of Toowoomba as the water rises and carries cars away. In Australia, they're likening the flash flood to an inland tsunami:

As The Australian warns, the "deadly wave" is headed for Brisbane. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.