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Australia floods: Thousands more asked to evacuate as crisis intensifies

The flood crisis in Sydney intensified as heavy rainfall kept battering Australia's east coast on Tuesday and led to overflowing rivers.

July 05, 2022 / 08:45 AM IST
Kayaker in flood hit Windsor_Reuters
A kayaker paddles through a flooded residential area following heavy rains in the South Windsor suburb of Sydney, Australia. The flood crisis in Sydney intensified as heavy rainfall kept battering Australia's east coast on Tuesday and led to overflowing rivers.
Australia floods rescue_Reuters
State Emergency Service (SES) personnel prepare to deploy as floodwaters submerge residential areas following heavy rains in Sydney. About 50,000 residents in New South Wales, the bulk in Sydney's western suburbs, have been told to either evacuate or warned they might receive evacuation orders. This is up from Monday's 30,000.
Houses inundated with floodwaters from an overflowing Hawkesbury River in Windsor, a Sydney suburb among one of the worst-hit areas.
Houses inundated with floodwaters from an overflowing Hawkesbury River in Windsor, a Sydney suburb among one of the worst-hit areas.
A family photographed on a kayak amidst the Australia flood crisis that has led to waterlogged roads.
A family photographed on a kayak amidst the Australia flood crisis that has led to waterlogged roads, power cuts, uprooted trees and water lapping the sides of houses.
A vehicle is submerged by floodwaters in a residential area following heavy rains in Windsor, a site of major flooding.
A vehicle is submerged by floodwaters in a residential area following heavy rains in Windsor, a site of major flooding.
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first published: Jul 5, 2022 08:44 am
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