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Authorities in the area say they have made over 200 swift water rescues during the storm.
About 350 people in Victoria's northeast can return to their homes.
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An estimated 30,000 homes have been destroyed.
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Malcolm Turnbull also stressed the importance of renewed mitigation measures.
Major flooding is set to hit the NSW town of Forbes.
A severe weather warning for heavy rainfall remains in place for Sydney and the central coast. However, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, the worst of the rain should now have pa ed. It's expect...
"The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking."
So far, at least six people have died in the floods.
The rescue is one of thousands that's taken place amid "unprecedented" flooding in Louisiana, the governor said.
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The flooding also destroyed thousands of homes in the East African country.
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Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported. Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are mi ing in the northern province of Hebei a...
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...And then it started flooding so it started jumping.
A flooded Cataract Gorge is a scene to behold.
The storm surge that hit NSW on the weekend has moved south.