A flash storm that ripped through parts of drought ravaged Far West New South Wales has left a trail of death and destruction for two grazier families.
Up to 400 kangaroos were found dead on Avondale station near Broken Hill, with the neighbouring property left to clean up over $20,000 worth of dead stock.
Tegan Langford said what began as joy and elation over the much-needed rain, later turned into utter disbelief.
"It was very eerie down there. It looked like something out of a movie where they say the world is going to end. Everything was just dead."
Tegan and her husband David own Ktank Station, 30 kilometres east of Broken Hill.
The Langfords, like many grazing families in the Far West, were desperately waiting for the rain that lashed the region a week ago.
They did not know, however, that with the rain came a hail storm that killed more than 400 kangaroos and 150 goats. Continue Reading >>>