Serious flooding is affecting a number of areas in NSW including Western Sydney, the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley, the Hunter, Manning Valley, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and the Northern Rivers region.
The NSW Government has issued a total of 34 Natural Disaster Declarations over the last 48 hours to ensure immediate support reaches communities across the State affected by the floods and storms.
Disaster declarations have been issued for the following Local Government Areas in collaboration with the Commonwealth: Armidale, Bellingen, Blue Mountains, Camden, Campbelltown, Canterbury Bankstown, Central Coast, Cessnock City, Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour City, Cumberland, Dungog, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Hornsby, Inner West, Kempsey, Ku-ring-gai, Lake Macquarie, Liverpool, Maitland City, Mid-Coast, Nambucca Valley, Newcastle City, Northern Beaches, Parramatta, Penrith, Port Macquarie-Hastings, Port Stephens, Sutherland, Tenterfield Blacktown, The Hills and Wollondilly.
For the latest updates, check the SES website or the Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales Twitter account.
Some roads may be closed – visit the Live Traffic website before starting your journey. Remember that it is never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters.
Most coastal areas are on alert, with flooding experienced largely in the North and Central Coast regions. Large parts of Western Sydney and the Hunter are also affected, with the Nepean and Hawkesbury Rivers flooding also.
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