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THREATENING MOORA HEAVY RAINFALLS IN DISTRICT WATERCOURSES ALREADY OVER FLOWING. , MOORA, Monday.
The phenomenal rains o!f the last two days make it Jtjrpear Inevitable that Moora will again be subject to flood conditions. Two hundred and
fifty-three f,points fell between late on ?Saturday and early to-fiay, 83 points falling yesterday in one. shower of 20 minutes' duration.. Creeks and rivers are running bankers, and the lower lying places of the town are inundat ed. Gardiner-street has the overflow of the creeks to the back doors^of the business premises, ' and Clinch-street, from Padbury to Pvoberts streets, is one lake of water, threatening to 'run through the houses of the people near at hand. ' Showers . have fallen throughout the morning, with no sign of abatement and residents are alarm ed at the iprospect of floods. Considerable indignation is express ed in many quarters that the Govern ment has' not attempted to prevent a recurrence of floods, as promised. Several wasnaways are reported from north and south of Moora, but the Midland Company think these can be repaired to allow trains to run near schedule time. , Heavy rains are re ported to have fallen at surrounding centres for two days. Warwick Park 218, Barberton 216, Coomberdale 2.31, Walebing 329, Coorow 253, are some oif the registrations. - These falls have important bearing on the possibility ol the flooding of Moora, If local waters do not clear before northern waters reach the Moore River, Moora is in evitably doomed to another flood.