Sydney residents assess flood damage as wild weather eases
Water levels in Hawkesbury River in Sydney's west began to recede bringing relief to residents in Windsor, one of the worst-hit suburbs.
Australia floods worsen as thousands more Sydney residents evacuate
About 50,000 residents in New South Wales, most in Sydney's western suburbs, have been told to either evacuate or warned they might receive evacuation orders, authorities say.
Tens of thousands of Sydney residents told to evacuate as rains flood suburbs
An intense low-pressure system off Australia's east coast is forecast to bring heavy rain across New South Wales after several places in the state were hit with about a month's worth over the weekend.
Sydney braces for more heavy rain and flash floods as thousands flee homes
About 100mm of rain could fall in the next 24 hours over a wide swathe of regions in New South Wales, from Newcastle to the south of Sydney.
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‘Tough 24 hours ahead’ as rains drench Sydney, forcing snap evacuations
Heavy rains lashed Sydney with some suburbs having received up to 200mm, exceeding March's mean rainfall of around 140mm and triggering snap evacuation orders in the southwest of the city.
Frustration swells in Australia over slow flood relief, more rains to lash Sydney
The death toll from the deluge rose to 18 after a man was found dead in a car swept away in floods in Queensland on Sunday.
Australia orders 200,000 to flee floods, city of Sydney spared
Authorities issued severe rain and wind warnings for a 400km stretch of the coast as water levels rose rapidly – including in suburbs around Sydney, Australia's largest city and home to five million people.
Half a million face flood evacuation as Sydney braces for more heavy rains
The country'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
Tens of thousands evacuated in Australia as heavy rains close in on Sydney
Eleven people have died since the extreme weather arrived late last week, submerging town centres, unmooring homes and cutting power lines.
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