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Latest news: NSW floods

‘I really cried’: Refugees rebuild after Lismore floods

After escaping a bloody civil war to Australia, Sierra Leonean refugees in Lismore had to pick up the pieces again after last year's devastating floods.

‘Exhausted’ Lismore marks a year since traumatic floods

A year on from Lismore's devastating floods the community has paused to reflect, reviving painful memories for many exhausted residents still waiting to have a permanent home again.

NSW township bracing for record flood peak

Residents of the far west NSW township of Menindee may yet to be hit with record levels of flooding as large volumes of dam water are released.

19-year-old’s body found in NSW floodwaters

A 19-year-old man's body has been found in a NSW Riverina town, four days after he vanished while swimming in floodwaters.

Search for teen missing in NSW floods

Damaging storms and hail are threatening large parts of NSW once again as emergency agencies continue the search for a teenager missing in floodwaters.

Regional NSW town celebrates as flood bank holds

Residents of the western NSW town of Euabalong, around 420km north-west of Canberra, are in good spirits as crucial flood banks hold against the swollen Lachlan River.

Anthony Albanese touches down in flood devastated NSW

Devastated NSW towns such as Forbes are slowly picking up the pieces as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese touches down to assess the damage.

Deniliquin floods again, winds batter ACT and NSW

Deniliquin residents have been ordered to evacuate again amid forecasts for damaging winds across much of NSW as the clean-up starts in Forbes.

Body found in search for 2 flood victims at Bevendale

A body has been found by NSW police searching for two men reported missing in floodwaters at Bevendale on the NSW Southern Tablelands, 100km north of Canberra.

Woman’s body found in NSW floodwaters

The body of a woman who went missing in floodwaters has been found on a riverbank in central-western NSW, as flooding continues around the state.

Two men rescued from Murrumbateman floodwaters

NSW SES Yass unit rescued two men from four-wheel-drives in separate incidents at Murrumbateman yesterday - just two of 31 flood rescues conducted across the state in the 24 hours to 6am today.

Eastern states brace for heavy rain, flash flooding

Large swathes of NSW are on high alert for flooding, with wild weather forecast to lash parts of the state including the Northern Rivers and Sydney.