By HARRY CLARKE

FROM what photographer Trish Sloan described as the “helicopter flight of a lifetime”, stunning images have been captured of a usually arid Winton region spilling with huge Autumn rainfall.

Sloan is an employee of Winton’s iconic Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum and also the proprietor of Trish Sloan Photography.

She was flown this week over Winton and its surrounding channel country, capturing the district in flood following 200mm of rainfall in a matter of just days.

That’s nearly half of Winton’s annual rainfall, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

The museum itself recorded 160mm of rain since Saturday, isolating the tourist attraction by road.

See Sloan’s and the museum’s amazing images of the channel country in flood below.

Cliffs become waterfalls at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum at Winton. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Flooding channel country in the Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Flooding rains inundate channels in the Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Flood water cuts road around Winton. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Streams for in the usually dry Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Flood waters have cut roads in the Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Flood waters have cut roads in the Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Flood waters have cut off access to the renowned Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum. IMAGE Trish Sloan
Rising flood waters in the Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
Streams for in the usually dry Winton region. IMAGE: Trish Sloan
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