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Homes of 85,000 people at risk, but rain eases around Sydney

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Floodwaters have inundated or are threatening the homes of 85,000 people around Sydney
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Homes of 85,000 people at risk, but rain eases around Sydney

Homes of 85,000 people at risk, but rain eases around Sydney

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

SYDNEY - Floodwaters had inundated or were threatening the homes of 85,000 people around Sydney on Wednesday as rivers started to recede and the heavy rains tracked north of Australia's largest city.
While rain was easing across Sydney, several waterways including the Hawkesbury-Nepean rivers system on Sydney's northern and western fringes remained at major flood levels, Emergency Services Minister Steph Cooke said.
Emergency responders knocked on doors overnight in the towns of Singleton and Muswellbrook, in the Hunter Valley north of Sydney, to order residents to evacuate, she said.
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