a truck that is driving down the road: Flash flooding is affecting residents in far north Queensland.© 9News
Flash flooding is affecting residents in far north Queensland.

Residents in Queensland’s far north are being urged to brace themselves as the realm is pelted with relentless rain.

There have been landslides and flash flooding due to the deluge of heavy rain.

Some areas acquired 400ml of rain in simply 24 hours, with the worst hit areas together with Port Douglas and the Daintree.

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a person sitting on a bench: The Daintree River has recorded its highest flood level since 1901.© 9News
The Daintree River has recorded its highest flood degree since 1901.

The Daintree River has recorded its highest ever flood degree since 1901, leaving the village and ferry lower off.

The river peaked at midnight on Saturday at 12.4m.

The river degree is now dropping however the climate bureau says the tropical low will proceed dumping heavy rain within the far north over the approaching days.

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The forecast is for storms and showers all week.

A extreme climate warning has been issued for a big stretch of the coast between Cairns and the Whitsundays and the adjoining inland space.

a person riding on the back of a truck: Rain and showers is forecast all week. © 9News
Rain and showers is forecast all week.

In Cairns, a lot of rescues have been carried out as drivers have been swept away of their vehicles, fortunately there have been no main accidents.

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“It truly is a critical matter, you’ve acquired a very good likelihood of shedding your life – being washed off a creek or a bridge of a highway,” stated Geoff Sheldon Queensland police.

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