Heavy rain has caused flash flooding in Cambridge, with water
seeping into the Westpac bank and several homes in the
The bank on Victoria St had suffered "major flooding'' into
its basement area, northern fire communications shift
commander Scott Osmond said.
Fire crews were working to pump the rain water out of the
A number of homes in the town also experienced minor
flooding, he said. Firefighters had helped residents to move
their furniture and valuables to higher ground.
Meanwhile, a concrete truck rolled on State Highway 1 just
east of Cambridge, close to the golf course. The driver was
uninjured, but it may be some time before the truck can be
removed from the road, Mr Osmond said.
It is not known whether the crash was weather-related.