Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, right, shakes hands with a staff member at the Disaster Centre in Townsville, Australia Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. Drenching rain and the threat of flash flooding ... more 
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, right, shakes hands with a staff member at the Disaster Centre in Townsville, Australia Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. Drenching rain and the threat of flash flooding hampered recovery efforts Friday following one of Australia's most damaging cyclones. Gillard said 4,000 troops were being made available to help with the cleanup operation, and more than 600 police and emergency services workers were fanning out to hard-hit towns with chain saws and heavy machinery to clear downed trees and other debris. less 
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Sun, Feb 6, 2011 6:09 AM EST