A downpour has thrown Rockhampton into chaos, with numerous streets experiencing flash flooding.
DARRYL Hawker and Helen Geary are two volunteers who have spent countless hours sifting through the mountain of donated items for Rockhampton's flood victims.
AS heavy falls lashed Rockhampton yesterday, a family in one of the worst hit areas worked quickly to pump water out from their flooding backyard.
BLOCKED drains and half an hour of torrential rain brought more chaos and misery to Rockhampton yesterday afternoon.
MAYOR Brad Carter will today hold an emergency budget meeting as the region reels from a flood with the potential to cost ratepayers millions of dollars.
Local UPDATE 3.30pm: The Bureau warns there could be more very heavy rainfall and flash flooding anywhere in Capricornia this afternoon and this evening.