Australia’s Sydney faces severe floods amid warnings of worse to come

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Thousands of people have been ordered to leave their homes in the Australian city of Sydney because of flooding.

Torrential rain and damaging winds have been pounding the east coast.

Al Jazeera’s Barbara Angopa reports.

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