Explained: What factors lay behind recent flood emergencies in Sydney?

Parts of Australia’s largest city have been inundated by four major floods since March last year. New South Wales state Premier Dominic Perrottet said the government and communities need to adapt to major flooding becoming more common. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the fourth major flood event across Sydney following devastating wildfires in the same region.
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9 hours ago

Sydney floods: Over 85,000 may have to evacuate homes as heavy rains ease

More than 85,000 people in New South Wales have been evacuated or warned they might be asked to do so, up from 50,000 on Tuesday. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced a one-off emergency cash payment of A$1,000 ($680) to those hit by the floods.
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10 hours ago

Homes of 85,000 people at risk, but rain eases around Sydney

Floodwaters have inundated or threatened the homes of 85,000 people around Sydney on Wednesday. Several waterways including the Hawkesbury-Nepean rivers system remain at major flood levels. Emergency responders knocked on doors overnight in the towns of Singleton and Muswellbrook, in the Hunter Valley north of Sydney. Federal funding will be available to flood victims from Thursday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says.
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18 hours ago

Australia Floods Worsen as Thousands More Flee Sydney Homes

About 50,000 residents in Sydney's western suburbs have been told to either evacuate or warned they might receive evacuation orders. Some regions received 800mm (31.5 inches) of rain since Saturday, eclipsing Australia’s annual average rainfall of around 500mm (20 inches) The risk of flooding could remain through the week with most river catchments already near capacity even before the latest deluge.
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Yesterday

Sydney floods: 50 K residents told to evacuate, power cuts at 19 K homes

Heavy rains have battered the eastern coast of Australia, resulting in floods across Sydney and other parts of New South Wales province. Nearly 50,000 residents across the state have been told to either evacuate or warned about evacuation order. Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese held high-level meetings with his cabinet colleagues over flood situation in Australia.
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Yesterday

Australia: Around 50,000 on evacuation alert after floods hits Sydney

Emergency teams made 100 rescues overnight of people trapped in cars on flooded roads or in inundated homes in Sydney area. Days of torrential rain have caused dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks. Evacuation orders and warnings to prepare to abandon homes were given to 50,000 people, up from 32,000 on Monday.
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Yesterday

Sydney floods impact 50,000 around Australia’s largest city

Emergency response teams made 100 rescues overnight of people trapped in cars on flooded roads or in inundated homes in the Sydney area. Days of torrential rain have caused dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks. Emergency services minister credits skill and commitment of rescue crews for preventing any death or serious injury.
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Yesterday

India trap coach Russell Mark urges selection revamp

Russell Mark won double trap gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and silver at Sydney in 2000. He was appointed shotgun coach by the National Rifle Association of India in May to help prepare for the 2024 Paris Games. India failed to win a shooting medal in the last two Olympics and have not won a medal in shotgun events.
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2 days ago

Sydney braces for more heavy rains and flash floods as thousands flee homes

About 70 evacuation orders are in place in Sydney as authorities urge people to leave their homes before getting stranded without power. About 100 millimeters of rain could fall in the next 24 hours over a wide swathe of regions in New South Wales. Wild weather could trigger flash floods and landslides, with river catchments already near full capacity after La Nina phenomenon.
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2 days ago

Sydney flooded, evacuation orders for thousands; officials warn of more rain

Heavy rain has flooded Australia's largest city - Sydney - causing what authorities call 'life-threatening emergencies' More rain is expected over the next 12 hours, officials warned. Warragamba Dam, Sydney's major water supply, began to overflow well ahead of projections on Sunday. Residents in a number of suburbs ordered to evacuate before they are stranded without power.
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2 days ago

Explained: Why Australia has had to kill millions of bees to save its honey industry

Australian authorities have exterminated millions of honeybees in a bid to prevent a potentially devastating parasitic plague affecting the southeast region of the country. The deadly varroa mite, a sesame seed-sized parasite that was first spotted at a port near Sydney last week, poses a massive threat to the country’s multimillion-dollar honey industry.
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3 days ago

Floods hit southeast Australia, forcing evacuations

Thousands of residents ordered to evacuate southwest Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, on Sunday. Heavy rain and overflowing dams and rivers all combined to threaten flash floods and landslides along the east coast from Newcastle to Batemans Bay in New South Wales state. Floods are expected to be worse than those that hit the region in the past year.
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3 days ago

Bengaluru: Australian CEO assaulted, robbed; 1 held

Aso Hamzehei, a CEO of two Sydney-based companies, was visiting Bengaluru for the first time. He said he was attacked and robbed by four men, three of whom approached him on the pretext of helping him, near Manyata Tech Park, early on Thursday morning. The 38-year-old CEO accused the police of delaying action, but the police denied the charge.
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1 weeks ago

Airbnb is giving away $10 million to build the craziest places on the planet

The OMG! Fund is designed to highlight more one-of-a-kind destination homes like the Big Idaho Potato Hotel in Boise, Idaho. A panel of judges, including American designer Iris Apfel and Sydney-based architect Koichi Takada, will evaluate submissions.
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1 weeks ago

'I walked up to Mohammed Siraj and he had tears rolling down his cheeks': Paine

India's historic Test series win in Australia in 2021 will always have a special place in the hearts of Indian cricket fans. The way the Indian team roared back from the low of Adelaide Test to win the series 2-1 was the stuff of legends. But while the series turned out to be a cracker, it had its fair share of ups and downs. During the New Year's Test in Sydney, one of the bigger controversies from the tour erupted when India pacer Mohammed Siraj found himself at the receiving end of racist remarks from the crowd.
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2 weeks ago

'Had he Not Said Anything, I Would Have Completed my Hundred': India Star...

The Sydney Test between India and Australia in January 2021 will go down as one of the finest in cricket history despite it ending in a draw. Chasing a mammoth 407 to win at the Sydney Cricket Ground, India batters put up a superlative effort with the likes of Rishabh Pant, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin.
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2 weeks ago

Vogue India's Head of Editorial Content gives you an inside look into the...

The Sydney premiere of Baz Luhrmann's new biopic Elvis was held at the historic NSW State Theatre on Sunday. Adonis Austin Butler, who landed in the director’s home base in Sydney after making his rounds across London, Cannes, and everything in between. The red carpet saw a number of tailored suits in varying styles and textures championed by several stars.
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4 weeks ago