Australia Floods Continue As Driving Rain Brings New Woes

BRISBANE, Australia — Floodwaters from a swollen river poured into businesses in yet another northeastern Australian community Monday, as relentless rains brought more misery to a region battling its worst flooding in decades.Muddy wat…

BRISBANE, Australia — Floodwaters from a swollen river poured into businesses in yet another northeastern Australian community Monday, as relentless rains brought more misery to a region battling its worst flooding in decades.

Muddy waters flowed through the main street in the city of Gympie, the latest of around 40 communities in Queensland state to be drenched by overflowing rivers in recent weeks. Gympie residents were frantically sandbagging buildings, but around a dozen businesses were inundated by Monday morning and dozens more were at risk as the Mary River burst its banks and kept rising.

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