Authorities in Australia issued more orders for people to leave their homes on Thursday after heavy rain triggered flash floods in its largest city, with officials warning of worse to come and some 500,000 people likely to face orders to evacuate. Australia’s east coast has been battered by a severe weather system that has cut off entire towns and submerged hundreds of homes and farms as it has moved south from Queensland state over the past week. Thirteen people have been killed since the deluge began a week ago. “We do believe that things will get worse before they get better in the state,” New South Wales state Premier Dominic Perrottet told reporters, adding that some half a million people would […]