Sydney flash flooding
There was a huge deluge of rain in parts of Sydney tonight.
A number of vehicles were trapped in flood waters with people requiring rescue.
Images and video showed a number of cars and vans submerged near Rose Hill.
There was also extreme flash flooding in other suburbs around Sydney, including Parramatta and surrounds.
34mm of rain fell at Guildford, 39mm at Toongabbie in 30 min are some of the standouts. 1cm hail reported at Baulkham Hills
Flooding in western Sydney
Video shared by NSW incident alerts showed cars stopped on a major roadway with others trapped. Emergency responders were on scene.
Video: Sydney Flash flooding – cars stuck in flash floods on the roads of Sydney.
Incident below: James Russ Drive floods. Near Rosehill Racecourse.
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Meanwhile, Emergency crews are working to restore power to about 30,000 customers across Sydney, Central Coast and Hunter region after tonight’s storms.
People should be sure to stay away from fallen trees and debris which can hide damaged wires.
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