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Parramatta River breaks its banks and Sydney suburb Marrickville FLOODS

A major river has broken its banks and a suburb has received a month’s worth of rain in just two hours as torrential downpours cause chaos in Sydney.

Parramatta resident Alan Mascarenhas posted photos of a surging Parramatta River on Twitter, the water rising over the edge of the ferry terminal at Parramatta Wharf.

‘In a low-lying urban area like the Parra CBD, this sort of flooding event is a serious risk, Mr Mascarenhas posted with his photos. 

At Marrickville Golf Club in Sydney’s inner west 61mm of rain fell in an hour as the NSW Bureau of Meteorology issued a road weather alert for all of the city’s suburbs.

‘Flooded roads and reduced visibility in heavy rain will make driving conditions dangerous during Tuesday in all suburbs,’ the Bureau advised.

‘Motorists are advised to take…

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