Record rains, flooding prompt evacuations in Australia

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A natural disaster has been declared in parts of the Australian state of New South Wales, after the worst flooding in decades.

Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes and more heavy rain is expected.

Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports.

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