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Last Updated: Tuesday January 11 2011 14:56 GMT

Pictures: More deadly floods hit Australia

A flooded street in the city of Toowoomba

The city of Toowoomba has been swamped by the flooding in north east Australia. This is one of the main streets, with furniture and other debris floating in the water.

Flooded street

The water rose really quickly catching everyone by surprise. At least nine people have been killed and at least 70 are missing in the city.

Flood damage in Australia

The floods have been so powerful that cars were picked up and swept away.

Swamped golf course

Usually this golf course would be busy with people playing, but the floods have turned it into a swamp.

Flood damage in Australia

Check out this huge hole in the road caused by the massive amount of water. Toowoomba is just west of Brisbane, which is the third largest city in Australia.

Flood damage in Australia

Rain fell for 36 hours straight and roads have been blocked by trees that fell during the storms.

Flooded street

A huge search-and-rescue operation is under way to save people who are trapped in cars or on the roofs of buildings.

Flood damage in Australia

The state of Queensland has been devastated by floods and in some areas there's more rain on the way which is likely to make conditions even worse.

Flooded street

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has warned that the recovery will take a long time.