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Damaging winds forecast for Sydney, NSW coast after wet morning – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydneysiders woke up to a wet city on Tuesday, after some experienced what looked like snow on Monday afternoon.

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One of the two eastbound lanes was closed at the M5 East Cooks River tunnel due to flooding early on Tuesday. The lane was reopened before 6.30am.
“We are still expecting shower activity during the day but we aren’t expecting those types of falls,” the bureau’s Rebecca Kamitakahara said, noting most areas on the coast would experience 10 to 20 millimetres of rain on Tuesday.
A damaging winds warning has been issued for the coastal fringe of the Illawarra, Sydney metropolitan, Hunter and Mid North Coast districts today, with wind speeds expected to average 55 to 65 kilometres per hour.
“Areas close to the coast, such as

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