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    On the night of June 5, 2016, residents in the town of Latrobe in Tasmania’s north-west fell asleep to the sound of rain on their roofs.

    Only a few hours later, the Mersey River broke its banks, sending much of the town underwater.

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    Tasmania is an island state of Australia. It is located 240 km to the south of the Australian mainland, separated by Bass Strait. The state encompasses the main island of Tasmania, the 26th-largest island in the world, and the surrounding 334 islands.

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