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Thousands fled from Sydney, Australia in heavy rain and flood

Thousands of residents in the suburbs on Sunday after a flood caused by heavy rain and flooded the river in an emergency called a life-threatening emergency by authorities. I was told to evacuate my house.

The Meteorological Department has announced thatalong the coast of Australia's most populous, against heavy rains and flash floods, and winds up to 90 km (55 miles) per hour. Issued a severe weather warning. The city and other parts of New South Wales.

Authorities said the Warragambadam in western Sydney began to flood overnight, with peak spills comparable to the devastating floods of March last year.

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Many suburban residents were ordered to evacuate, but paramedics Minister Steph Cook said there was no need to wait for people to be told to leave. ..

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"If you feel uncomfortable or anxious about your situation and have the opportunity to leave early, be sure to wait No need, for evacuation orders, "she said. "If it's safe in 2021, don't think it's safe tonight. It's a rapidly evolving situation, and you can see the affected areas you've never seen before. It's done. "

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The paramedics have carried out more than 100 flood rescues in the last 24 hours, 3,000. He said he had responded to more than one request for assistance. Evacuation centers have been opened in several areas of western Sydney.

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Approximately 100 Australian Defense Force personnel raise sandbags and knock on doors to warn of flood threats.

Hazard Preparation and Response Manager, Meteorological Bureau, said Jane Golding said the coastal valleys would prolong after Friday while the East Coast cyclone was forming off the Mid North Coast. ..

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"This has caused unusual rainfall in the last 24 hours ... up to 200 mm in many places, Some had rainfall close to 300 mm. "She said. Rainfall is almost half of Sydney's annual average.

People were told to avoid non-essential trips, including public transport. Some roads are already underwater and others are at risk of sudden flash floods.

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