Natural disaster declared after worst flooding in decades hit Australia’s east coast

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Natural disaster declared after worst flooding in decades hit Australia’s east coast” – below is their description.

Just over a year since devastating wildfires in Australia, another natural disaster has been declared after the worst flooding in decades hit the state of New South Wales.

Evacuation orders have been issued in many locations and hundreds of people have been rescued from the rising waters.

One young couple saw their house swept away by raging flood waters on what was supposed to be their wedding day.

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