We get back home and its poring rain - 38mm (one and a half inches) overnight.
Queensland, our northernmost state, is being inundated and many areas of Queensland and Northern New South Wales are being evacuated. Moree, a significant city on the inland rout northwards has has 1,600 people evacuated in the past 24 hours.
Now, if that's not been enough we are now facing the prospect of a huge iceberg 'calving' off a glacier in Antarctica. This thing is huge and will cause a localised tsunami when it 'calves' off as well as contribute to seal level raising.