Police have located a group of people missing after their car was found in flood waters in North Queensland.
They were travelling via Gregory Downs-Camooweal Road, which has been closed due to flood waters since January 6.
The six occupants, males and females aged between 16 and 35, abandoned the vehicle which was located partially submerged in flood waters near the Seymour River by a Queensland Government Air asset during an aerial search.
A local helicopter conducting a further search of the area located the group a few hours later 8 kilometres north of the vehicle’s location.
Also in the past 48 hours, The Landsborough Highway from Cloncurry to Winton has been closed after two trucks were caught in floodwaters.
Two trucks were travelling between Kynuna and McKinlay when they struck separate floodwaters and drove into a creek on Sunday.
One vehicle was 30 kilometres east of McKinlay heading west, while the other was 20 kilometres east of McKinlay heading east.
Neither driver was injured.
It took Emergency Services until lunchtime yesterday to remove the trucks with heavy equipment.
Cloncurry Police Acting Senior Sergeant, Matthew Hous, says the highway is still closed.
“It needs to be assessed by Department of Transport and Main Roads to make sure the road surface is safe for other motorists. It is believed the road has large cracks where the trucks exited the road.”
With continuing heavy rain across large parts of Queensland, police are continuing to remind drivers not to cross flood waters. If it was flooded, forget it.flood waters. If it was flooded, forget it.