The coastline around Sydney has been battered overnight with cyclonic conditions causing unprecedented flooding and leaving more than 100,0000 homes along the eastern seaboard without power, including 10,000 around the city’s northern suburbs.
Emergency services workers have responded to more than 2500 calls and power may be out in some areas for up to 24 hours.
While schools are open, authorities are recommending that all non-essential travel be delayed.
Here are some of the chaotic scenes on social media.
— SolarBusiness_ (@SolarBusiness_) April 20, 2015
— Jessica Amir (@Jessica_Danelle) April 20, 2015
— Benne (@BakedBennes) April 20, 2015
— SHOROC (@OurSHOROC) April 20, 2015
It's been a wild and wet night at Coogee pic.twitter.com/eKGe4wSwp7
— Randwick Council (@RandwickCouncil) April 20, 2015
— Andrew Maiden (@andrewmaiden) April 20, 2015
— WinsomeD (@WinsomeD) April 20, 2015
— FancyaCuppa (@FancyaCuppaNow) April 20, 2015
And we take a bow Sharks supporters
— Cronulla Sharks FC (@Cronulla_Sharks) April 20, 2015
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