Local residents fill bags with sand to use as protection as the Brisbane river burst its banks to cause widespread flooding in Brisbane, Australia, on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Residents in low-lying ... more 
Local residents fill bags with sand to use as protection as the Brisbane river burst its banks to cause widespread flooding in Brisbane, Australia, on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Residents in low-lying regions of the state capital of Brisbane were urged to sandbag their homes and later told to move to higher ground. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Tertius Pickard
Tue, Jan 11, 2011 5:48 AM EST