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Flood destruction in Brisbane as water levels peaks

Flooding in Brisbane, Australia

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The floodwater levels have finally peaked in the Australian city of Brisbane.

But it doesn't mean the nightmare is over, as the country copes with the worst floods it has seen for decades.

At least 25 people have died and thousands of families are homeless, with entire suburbs underwater.

Ricky's been looking at the destruction the flooding has caused in the capital city of Queensland, nicknamed the 'Sunshine State'...