A bird's eye view shows the extent of flooding in Rockhampton, especially in the suburb of Depot Hill.
Travellers are being warned to stay out of Rockhampton from today as rising flood levels inundate the airport and highways.
SHARA Thorn was among 70 people who self-evacuated their Rockhampton houses early Saturday as the Fitzroy River reached major flood level.
ONE of the last planes out of Rocky was almost gone, carrying Prime minister Julia Gillard and Premier Anna Bligh up and over a burgeoning disaster.
SOME people in Rockhampton’s worst affected flood zones were ordered to leave their homes yesterday.
FLOOD UPDATE, 6pm:
Floodwater is expected to close the Bruce Highway south of Rockhampton and the Capricorn Highway as early as Saturday.