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Australia floods

State emergency workers standing on a bridge in the Sydney suburb of Windsor watch rising waters as it covers a walkway under the Windsor Bridge on the Hawkesbury River after the flood gate of the Warragamba Dam were opened in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, March 3, 2012. Around 3,500 people have been told to evacuate from their homes across New South Wales as 75 percent of the state is affected by floodwaters. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Evacuations continue in deadly Australian floods

Australian emergency services on Mar. 5 ordered thousands more to evacuate a New South Wales town threatened by rising floodwaters, as the crisis claimed a second life when surging water swept a car off the road.