Sydney floods force thousands of people to evacuate

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Sydney floods force thousands of people to evacuate” – below is their description.

Thousands of people living in and around Australia’s largest city Sydney have been forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rains flooded several suburbs.

Some areas have received a month’s rain in the past two days, with forecasters warning of more bad weather to come.

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Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia‘s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design.

  • Population: 5.23 million (2018)

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