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NSW wild weather: south coast towns evacuated amid flood warnings – The Guardian

SES orders parts of Moruya, Nowra and Captains Flat to evacuate as kayaker dies and flooding hits the Deua and Shoalhaven rivers

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Several New South Wales south coast communities were on high alert on Monday morning as river levels continued to rise and towns evacuated.
The body of a kayaker was found in swollen river waters in southern Canberra on Sunday. He became separated from a group on the Murrumbidgee River near Canberra about 2pm on Sunday, after his boat became stuck under a bridge.
Water police, search and rescue teams and the ACT State Emergency Service were called in to search for the man, but after four hours…

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