See Dramatic Photos of the Epic Flooding in Australia

People in Sydney are evacuating as the city faces its worst flooding in six decades 

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A home is nearly submerged in water in Windsor, Australia, as Sydney and the surrounding area on Australia's east coast faces the worst flooding its seen in 60 years.

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People make their way through flooded streets by boat in Windsor on March 22. Torrential downpours are to blame for the treacherous conditions.

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A submerged street sign in New South Wales. According to news reports, the rain caused Warragamba Dam, which is Sydney's primary source of water, to overflow for the first time in five years. Residents in New South Wales are currently evacuating.

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A resident collects chickens from a flooded yard. Rain is expected for another few days in the area, Reuters reports.

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Some structures float in Richmond, a town northwest of Sydney, on Monday.

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Power lines are downed and a boat upturned in Richmond.

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A woman in Windsor shows the flood levels at her door as waters rise near the 100-year-old property.

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South Windsor is at a standstill as the rain continues.

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Roads are washed out in the Sydney suburb of Mulgrave.

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Residents — with umbrellas up — look back at the flooded roads of Richmond on Monday.

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