ROADS are closed in Queensland as the effects of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie continue to hit the state.

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Brisbane and the southeast is being hit with torrential rain, causing flash flooding.

All schools from Agnes Water to the NSW border have been closed, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk extending the closure to Friday for the southeast.

Shops have been advised by police to close at midday. Shopping centres may also be affected.

Disaster teams and dam ­operators are on high alert, swiftwater rescue reinforcements are arriving from interstate and sandbags are ready in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.
 

 

Aerial photos of the damage done by now ex-tropical cyclone Debbie are emerging.

Authorities are reporting road closures as they happen, check the blog below for the latest updates and news.

 

News Corp Australia


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