The city of Rockhampton, Australia has been one of the hardest hit from the recent "biblical" flooding across Queensland, with water levels hitting a peak of 30 feet there yesterday. A Getty Images photographer is documenting the deluged city.
[A Pakistani villager sleeps on an embankment surrounding by floodwater in Sarjani near Thatta, in southern Pakistan. Some 800,000 people are stranded, and waters are expected to rise even further this week. Pic via AP]
After three weeks of catastrophic floods in Pakistan, two million people are homeless and one-fifth of the country is underwater. These satellite photographs, taken a year apart, help show the extent of the disaster—click to see them full-size.