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The Queen’s surprising message to Townsville flood victims as she praises valiant rescue efforts 

Revealed: The Queen’s surprising and touching message to Townsville flood victims as she praises valiant rescue efforts

  • The Queen has delivered a touching message to victims of the Townsville flood  
  • Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey delivered the message on Wednesday
  • Her Majesty extended her admiration to the hardworking emergency services 

The Queen has delivered a touching message to victims of the Townsville flood as the community battles the ramifications of a one-in-100 year monsoon. 

The Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey delivered the personalised message to the flood victims on behalf of Her Majesty on Wednesday.  

‘Prince Philip and I have been very saddened to hear of the severe floods impacting so many people in North and Far North Queensland,’ The Queen said.

The Queen has delivered a touching message to victims of the Townsville flood as the community battles the ramifications of a one-in-100 year monsoon

The Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey delivered the personalised message to the flood victims on behalf of Her Majesty on Wednesday

The Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey delivered the personalised message to the flood victims on behalf of Her Majesty on Wednesday

‘With many extremes of weather being seen across Australia this year, it is clear that so many people, including Queenslanders, are required to show increased resilience and determination in the face of difficulty.

‘I extend my sincere admiration to the emergency services, Defence personnel, local authorities and volunteers, who are working tirelessly to help those affected.

‘My thoughts and prayers are with the Queensland community at this difficult time.’

Townsville residents battled 12-days of near-nonstop rain that led to more than 2000 homes being affected by flash flooding.

Hundreds of people remain holed up in evacuation centres waiting for the floodwaters to recede, with about 10,000 homes still without power.

A further 160mm could fall on Townsville before the weekend, potentially exceeding two metres since the monsoon began 10 days ago. 

Townsville residents battled 12-days of near-nonstop rain that led to more than 2000 homes being affected by flash flooding

Townsville residents battled 12-days of near-nonstop rain that led to more than 2000 homes being affected by flash flooding

Hundreds of people remain holed up in evacuation centres waiting for the floodwaters to recede, with about 10,000 homes still without power

Hundreds of people remain holed up in evacuation centres waiting for the floodwaters to recede, with about 10,000 homes still without power

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