From the Courier Mail : "While the Innisfail and Tableland region continued the clean-up today, rain from the remnants of Cyclone Larry caused widespread flooding in the Gulf country, with residents bracing themselves for crop and stock losses.
"Burke Shire Mayor Annie Clarke, who lives on a property south of Burketown, said she had heard reports of hundreds of cattle swimming for their lives.
"'They can't keep swimming forever, obviously,' she said. 'One fellow flew over his property and said he didn't see a beast and they had had 24 inches in a big catchment area."
"Several towns, including Burketown, Doomadgee and Gregory, have been isolated by floodwaters and more than 2000kg of food will be airlifted tomorrow.
"General Cosgrove was concerned devastated agricultural industries could be forced to shut down if they do not receive more support from financial institutions."