BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 13: The Wheel at South Bank is seen partly submerged on January 13, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia. The Brisbane river peaked at 4.46 metres today - a metre less than the ... more 
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 13: The Wheel at South Bank is seen partly submerged on January 13, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia. The Brisbane river peaked at 4.46 metres today - a metre less than the historic floods of 1974 that devastated the region. Brisbane city and several suburbs were inundated with waters flooding over 25,000 Brisbane homes partially or completely and leaving over 100,000 residences without power. The recent floods in Brisbane and the Lockyer Valley have claimed lives of 12 people with many more reported missing in region. (Photo by Marc Grimwade/Getty Images) less 
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Thu, Jan 13, 2011 12:05 PM EST