Record rains cause flash floods in Sydney

Record rains in Sydney and eastern coast of Australia caused flash floods. This prompted the authorities to evacuate citizens. The main reservoir in Sydney overflowed. This resulted flooding in many areas.

Rescue work

State emergency services geared into action but were hard pressed to help

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Citizens in trouble

A rescue worker can be seen helping residents cross a flooded road.

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River breaches banks

Parramatta river overflowed

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Roads flooded

This picture shows a main road of a residential area flooded during heavy rain in western Sydney
 

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Not a pretty sight!

Flood water flow through the Parramatta wharf during the heavy rain in Sydney


 

(Photograph:AFP)

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