Australia Floods Force Thousands Out of Their Homes

Published March 24th, 2021 - 08:17 GMT

Australia floods hit Western Sydney and it is spreading "greatest concern" as the worst ever since ages as described by the Australian PM Scott Morrison.

Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes. Rescue teams rush to carry out emergency supplies to assist trapped residents while they wait to start the hard clean-up once the water recedes.

The floods claimed its first victim as a man’s body was found in a car trapped by floodwaters on Wednesday.

“What we still have to be aware of is the fact that thousands and thousands of people are still on evacuation warnings, that the rivers will continue to swell, that catchments will continue to experience flows of water not seen in 50 years and in some places 100 years,” according to Gladys Berejiklian, the premier of New South Wales.

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Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

A resident makes his way through floodwaters with his dog in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

A man walks through floodwaters in a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

Members of the State Emergency Service transport relief goods during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

Members of the State Emergency Service and locals load relief goods onto boats during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

Members of the State Emergency Service loads relief goods onto boats during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

A photo shows flood damages in the Windsor and Pitt Town areas along the Hawkesbury River in Greater Sydney on March 24, 2021. LUKAS COCH / POOL / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

A local resident helps out members of the State Emergency Service to load relief goods onto boats at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney

Members of the State Emergency Service and locals load relief goods onto boats during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
A resident makes his way through floodwaters with his dog in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
A man walks through floodwaters in a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Members of the State Emergency Service transport relief goods during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Members of the State Emergency Service and locals load relief goods onto boats during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Members of the State Emergency Service loads relief goods onto boats during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
A photo shows flood damages in the Windsor and Pitt Town areas along the Hawkesbury River in Greater Sydney on March 24, 2021. LUKAS COCH / POOL / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
A local resident helps out members of the State Emergency Service to load relief goods onto boats at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP
Australian floods in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney
Members of the State Emergency Service and locals load relief goods onto boats during rescue operations at a flooded residential area in the Windsor suburb of northwestern Sydney on March 24, 2021, after torrential downpours have lashed Australia's southeast for days. Saeed KHAN / AFP

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