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By PeterTHarris (Photo taken from passenger plane) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Wharves, roads and sporting facilities are just some of the casualties of king tides and gale force winds in the Torres Strait Islands this week.

The flooding and damage is the worst seen in the region for about three years.

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