News

Couple suffer flooding for third time

NARELLE Clark and Darryl Tynan Snr have been through three other floods in Queensland and say it doesn't get any easier.

Narelle and Darryl watched their East Bundaberg home completely destroyed by rosining flood waters yesterday and were surprised by the speed and ferocity of the flood.

"We were fine on Saturday," she said.

"Then this morning (Sunday) our landlord came by and said we had to move."

Fighting through tears, Ms Clark said she was dismayed to see her blue house go under.

"We've lost everything," she said.

"I'm just  glad we got my dog, Bobby, to the RSPCA."

Mr Tynan Snr said they had only a moment's notice before trying to salvage what they could.

"We just grabbed our photos and a few other valuables," he said.

"It was just too fast."

Mr Tynan Snr said unlike the Rockhampton floods they did not have family they could stay with, so he was not sure what they would do next.

"Don't know," he said, blinking away tears.

"But at least we have got each other."

Narelle and Darryl have watched their East Bundaberg home fall victim to flooding once again.
Narelle and Darryl have watched their East Bundaberg home fall victim to flooding once again.

Topics:  flooding, floods 2013, oswald




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Round up of weekend behaviour in the CBD

Bundaberg police continue to keep our CBD safe

Police issue a number of notices for public urination, drink driving

WATCH: Divers discover Spirit of 1770 underwater wreck

"All of a sudden this big thing appeared in front of them"

Latest deals and offers

Tylah Hill - 7 Things guys should stop doing to girls

Tylah Hill's video of 7 things guys should stop doing to girls.

The wreck of The Spirit of 1770

DragonflyUAV captured these images of the Spirit of 1770 passengers at the Seventeen Seventy Marina after they were rescued from the sinking cruise boat.

The wreck of The Spirit of 1770

Health Concerns

HEALTH CONCERNS: Edenbrook Estate residents are concerned about the proposed development of a Windrow Composting Facility at Kay McDuff Drive Norville. Craig Brooks, Jodie Brooks, Keith Mansfield, Ron Geyer, Na Geyer, Clinton Church, Robert Astill, June Lavander, Leah Whaleboat, Joe Galea, Andrea Astill, Maureen Cox and Larry Cox. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

HEALTH CONCERNS: Edenbrook Estate residents are concerned about the proposed...

Own Sunshine Coast property? You’re about to make money

UP AND UP: Property owners are likely to win from rent and price increases but tenants and first home buyers might not be so happy. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Good new for property owners, not so good for buyers and tenants.

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked