Worst Christmas flood in nearly two decades

The spate of summer drownings continued on Tuesday after a five-year-old girl was pulled from the waters in Nagambie, in north-central Victoria.

The child, from Wendouree in the west of the state, was reported missing around 2.20pm near Lake Nagambie after being with his family, according to Victoria Police.

Lake Nagambie in north-central Victoria.

Lake Nagambie in north-central Victoria.Credit:Scott McNaughton

A relative found her in the water a short time later and took her to shore where rescue workers performed CPR. The child died at the scene and the police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Beaming, smiling, passionate footballer Nick Maan, 17, died on Boxing Day after being found unresponsive after a brief search in the waters off Mordialloc beach in south-east Melbourne.

A St Albans teenager died near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road on Christmas Day after getting into trouble while bodysurfing with two other young men on an unguarded beach near the mouth of the Cumberland River.

A man in his 30s was also dragged by bystanders from Lake Hume in north-east Victoria after suffering an alleged medical incident when he kicked his dog into the water, according to Victoria Police.

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Callan Tansill

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