As flood waters rose over 8 Meters Morning Bulletin photographers Chris Ison and Allan Reinikka captured some of the images as Rockhampton residents braced for the coming flood.
Travellers are being warned to stay out of Rockhampton from today as rising flood levels inundate the airport and highways.
FLOOD UPDATE, 6pm:
Floodwater is expected to close the Bruce Highway south of Rockhampton and the Capricorn Highway as early as Saturday.
THE first evacuees from Rockhampton's devastating flood will arrive at an emergency shelter this morning.
BARALABA farmer John Lawson has $500,000 of his machinery, and nearly 700 hectares of his land underwater.
WITH desperation etched on her face, Sarah Barnham did her best to get her elderly Nan’s precious possessions to safety yesterday afternoon.