Potentially life-threatening rainfall hits Sydney

2022-04-05
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A “potentially life-threatening” downpour that has flooded rivers and triggered evacuations along the NSW coast has made its way to Sydney.

Rain has plagued the city for most of the week, but the deluge arriving on Saturday will be on another levela 55 per cent increase over last year, the Bureau of Meteorology says19 deaths; Number of COVID patients in Ontario ICUs increases to 572.

“We might see quite significant flash flooding and we’ve got a flood watch current for both the Nepean and Hawkesbury riversFlorida and South Dakota,” bureau flood operations manager Justin Robinson said.

“We’re likely to see a spill from Warragamba Dam and that will then impact those communities downstream.”

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