After this week's heat, it's hard to believe Ballarat and surrounding towns were under water this time 10 years ago.
Heavy downpours wreaked havoc everywhere, with Creswick, Clunes, Miners Rest, Skipton and Carisbrook among the hardest hit.
Have a scroll through our gallery to re-live some of the biggest floods to ever hit the region, all in January, 2011.
Most of the worst flooding occurred on January 13 and 14.
Have a flick through 150 photos below to see the damage at the time.