Sydney has been battered over the weekend by dangerous storms, which brought flash flooding, high winds and ferocious seas.
Many coastal and low lying suburbs of the northern beaches had to be evacuated by emergency services.
While some were able to make light of the situation — one guy was fishing off his balcony in Narrabeen — others found themselves in life-threatening situations.
Just the next suburb across in Collaroy, sea walls crumbled away last night, washing property into raging surf.
Here’s a look a garden shed being swallowed by the seas
The coastline looks as though it has had a bite taken out of it
This pool was the next to go. The houses are hanging on the edge.
— Sylvia Jeffreys (@SylviaJeffreys) June 5, 2016
— Ashlee Mullany (@AshleeMullany) June 5, 2016
The Collaroy Hotel also copped a battering
It lost a deck and a lower restaurant area
Local photographer Alex Marks captured these images of the aftermath this morning
The clean up is going to be extensive across the region
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