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52 Photos That Show Just How Devastating The Rain Has Been In NSW

Goodbye, hell-fires. Hello, flood waters.

This summer, NSW suffered through the worst fire season on record.

MY COUNTRY IS ON FCKING FIRE AND NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT IT!!!!!!!!!!! ITS BEEN GOING ON FOR WEEKS, IT HAS BURNT MORE LAND THAN THE AMAZON FIRES, FAMILIES ARE LOOSING THEIR HOMES PLEASE START DOING SOMETHING, EVEN IF ITS JUST TO RAISE AWARENESS!!!! #AUSTRALIANBUSHFIRES

And this weekend, the long-awaited arrival of rain was met with mixed feelings, as the state was subjected to wild winds and flooding for almost three days straight.

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My brother in law just took this from their balcony in Sydney. Wild as wild can be #sydneyweather #SydneyStorm ⁦@blazehackman⁩ ⁦⁦@SBSNews⁩

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Extreme climate change! 💔🙏 #nswrain #NSWFloods #Australia #Floods @9NewsAUS @FRNSW #TimeForChange #horses #racehorses

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Incredible weather across Sydney. Upside down waterfalls at #Kurnell. #sydney #SydneyStorm #sydneyweather #weather

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My friend just spotted AN EEL IN THE NORTHBRIDGE CARPARK!!! #sydneyrain #sydneyweather

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Today's last Manly Ferry service before it was cancelled for the rest of the day due to large swells. It definitely felt like a roller coaster ride! @FerriesInfo #sydneyweather #sydneystorm

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More #SydneyStorm fun at narrabeen lagoon

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Narrabeen pool this morning #sydneyweather #sydneyrain #sydneystorm

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If you hv been prayin for #rain in #Australia. I can confirm that ur prayers r heard and u can stop now, coz v are inundated with #NSWFloods 🙄 Just a few days ago, this region saw the worst #bushfires and now waterfalls 😳 #SydneyStorm #sydneyweather

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Lagoon normally starts back beyond those liitle boats back there. Narrabeen Lagoon foot-bike path is past that Y tree in center of pic. #SydneyStorm

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White car (mine) is parked at the end of a road. Beyond it normally footpath and grass. #sydneystorm

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Beach eroded at Maroubra after the storm yesterday #NSWFloods

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Oh the poor trees, we need them! Still learning my Aus trees in my local park, think these are coastal banksia. Someone please correct me?! #NSWFloods #SydneyStorm

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Killara Reserve, Panania this morning. I’ve never seen it flood this bad before. #NSWfloods #sydneyrain

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Look we got water views now, so I assume that puts us up in the millionaire’s club. I’ll be off to pick up our family yacht club membership tomorrow. #sydneyweather #sydneyrain

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Still some huge wave overtopping of the walkway from Manly to Shelly beach. Bike riding definitely not recommended #sydneystorm #sydneystorms

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Last time I was driving along the #M1 towards #Sydney, there were fires along the median strip. Now there’s waterfalls coming down the highway. #NSWfloods #sydneyrain #NSWrain

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Storms lashing Sydney. Tree down in Potts Point has ripped up a gas pipe, forcing residents to be evacuated from the area til at least midnight. Thank you to @cityofsydney for sheltering residents at Rex Centre #NSWfloods

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Drove out to Watson's Bay today. Due to the heavy rain and wind I have now seen an upside down waterfall. #NSWFloods #Waterfall #reverse We got soaked to say the least.

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Bringelly... just woke up to this #NSWFloods

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Watching Lane Cove River rising in our garden while packing a few things. This is low tide and it's still rising. #sydneyweather

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This photo is of Narribri train station, 521km northwest of Sydney. Last week it was in an area of NSW that was severely affected by drought. Today, it’s a lake. #NSWFloods

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5.4m waves offshore in Sydney right now (and growing). Inching closer to houses at #Collaroy #sydneystorm #SydneyRain

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People are actually surfing at Balmoral Beach. Never seen anything like it #sydneystorm

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What a difference four weeks makes. Photos taken by Kellie Smith from her back door, south coast NSW. Incredible contrast. #Sydneystorm #NSWfloods

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The closest to typhoon weather I’ve seen in Sydney. Wow. #SydneyStorm #SydneyRain

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From fire to water. Grass fire at this spot few weeks ago, now flood at Eastern Creek on Garfield Road West. #NSWFloods #SydneyStorm #sydneyweather #ClimateChange #ClimateEmergency

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Massive wave overtopping happening at Fairy Bower #Sydneystorm

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There was a landslide between Katoomba and Leura, but the worst part is it's not even original content #SydneyStorm

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This is what it’s like driving across the Sydney Harbour Bridge right now ... we’ve gone from insane bushfires in NSW to this. Very low visibility, dangerous conditions on the road #sydneystorm @abcsydney

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Dee Why getting lashed by massive swells, cyclonic winds & torrential rain. Anyone spot Bohdi? #sydneystorm #50yearstorm #sydneyweather

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#sydneystorm right outside of our apartment in the CBD on Bridge Street and Loftus Street 😬#sydneyweather #Sydney

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Narrabeen, 6pm #sydneyrain #SydneyStorm #NSWFloods

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Please be safe everyone ❤️ #SydneyStorm

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These are the only photos I care about #SydneyStorm #SydneyWeather #AustralianBushfires

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