The heavy downpour is set to continue for the rest of Sunday in Sydney and throughout the state, with some areas expected to get up to 200 millimeters (7.9 inches) of rain.
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The heavy rains are supposed to subside a bit over the weekend, with light rains in the north and along the coasts.
"We will not be able to go through a flood of this magnitude every two weeks. We need to solve this now," Mayor Marelli said.
Standing on the edge of the stream for a better view, the 8-year-old boy tripped and fell in, disappearing within seconds.
The police announced that it blocked several sections of Route 90 during Wednesday, as parts of the road were completely flooded.
This problem has to do with a lack of attention to detail and is part of the general attitude here with issues that don’t pertain to matters of security of “yihiye b’seder”, “it will be okay.”
Several major roads, including Highway 2 and Highway 5 were blocked due to heavy rainfall.