The Fitzroy River is on the rise and residents are preparing for flooding as water spills over. Our photographers have been capturing the action.
BREAKING: UP to 500 houses are at risk of flooding in Rockhampton, with residents urged to prepare for a Fitzroy River flood of 8.5 metres.
UPDATE 9.30amTHE last 90 residents of Theodore are currently being evacuated, with the help of nine civilian helicopters.
EXPERTS admit they are unsure how bad the flooding is going to get in Rockhampton over the course of the next week.
9.50am: FOUR people were evacuated by helicopter from the Theodore Hospital in Central Queensland at 5am today.
THERE'S a “betting chance” all roads to Rockhampton will be cut over the course of the next week, Mayor Brad Carter warned yesterday.