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Last Updated: Tuesday January 11 2011 17:13 GMT

Brisbane in danger of flooding

Australia is battling major flooding. Brisbane, the country's third largest city is on red alert, as the flood waters race towards thousands of homes.

Police are ordering people to evacuate parts of the city because the water levels are rising fast.

At least 10 people have died across the state of Queensland and many more are still missing.

Ricky's got the latest.