Many people do not realise the size of it.
It is approximately the size of the United States.
Yet we have fewer states.
Queensland as you will see in the map is a large state.
With an area of 1,727,000 square kilometres
Queensland is the second largest state in Australia, exceeded only in size by Western Australia.
Queensland is nearly five times the size of Japan.
Seven times the size of Great Britain.
And, two and a half times the size of Texas.
We live in a flood zone.
However, as yet, our town has missed the floods.
Yet it may only be a matter of time.
Recent Weather Warnings
Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers
Flood Warning - Fitzroy River
Severe Weather Warnings
I don't like floods, I grew up with them.
However, its best to see the positive side.
How wonderful it is to have today's technology and be pre warned.
We have much to be thankful for.
an ever-present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way
and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with their surging."
Psalm 46: 1-3