Flood update – March 23: Thousands evacuated as water rise; damage bill already in billions | 7NEWS

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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Flood update – March 23: Thousands evacuated as water rise; damage bill already in billions | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

More than 18,000 people have been forced to leave their homes as floodwaters rise, with at least 38 local government areas across NSW declared natural disaster zones; the damage bill in New South Wales alone already exceeds $2 billion and is expected to grow, as the Insurance Council of Australia declares an insurance catastrophe with more than 9,000 claims made in the last 24 hours.

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