Evacuation orders in place as Australia sees major flooding
Major flooding has struck parts of New South Wales in Australia, triggering evacuation orders in and around Sydney.
Some areas have received more than 1.5 metres of rain in just 24 hours.
The state’s premier, Dominic Perrottet, has issued this update:
“Currently, New South Wales have 64 evacuation warnings in place and 71 evacuation orders, that is impacting 32,000 People across New South Wales.”