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Hobart weather: Record rainfall hits, flash flooding washes across city, as it happened

Friday May 11, 2018 - 17:18 EST

The clean-up continues in Hobart after heavy rainfall and flash-flooding caused widespread damage, with the Insurance Council declaring it a "catastrophe".

Look back on our blog for the day's developments.


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