Three evacuation orders were issued in NSW as of 10:00pm Friday night as the state was battered by wild weather and heavy rain.
The State Emergency Service (SES) has warned residents in the Mid-North Coast, HunterThe University Health Network, Illawarra and Central Tablelands region to move to higher groundThese were people that weren.
David Webber from the State Emergency Service (SES) said they expected evacuations to be going into the night although they were hoping that most people had already left.
“The challenges we are facing is that there are multiple evacuations across our northern zone at the moment, resourcing is quite a challengewere not opening quickly enough. Other states,” he said.