Northern Tasmania faces worst flooding in decades.
Hundreds of people are evacuated in Devonport, Launceston, Wynyard and Deloraine.
This is one of the worst flooding experienced by Tasmania since 1929, when flooding in Launceston left several people dead.
Northern Tasmania is grappling with the most devastating flooding it has experienced in decades after a severe weather system that devastated Queensland and New South Wales hit the state on Monday.
By Monday night more than 100 people in Latrobe had been evacuated by helicopter and boat.
3,500 homes without power and significant livestock losses at dairy farms along the Mersey river have also been reported.
Two elderly person are missing.
The dead body of an old woman was found swept away by flood waters:
A flood watch is in place for all Tasmanian river basins, with some areas experiencing in excess of 200mm of rainfall.
Launceston mayor fears worst flooding in Tasmania’s history:
Tasmania’s police minister urged people to stay away from the water.
In some places, dams are overflowing:
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