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‘Never seen anything like it’: locals watch helplessly as floodwaters rise across NSW – The Guardian

With the mid north coast facing a once-in-a-century flood, residents are bracing for the worst as the rain keeps falling

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As floodwaters inundate the New South Wales mid north coast, residents are scrambling to take stock of the damage and prepare for the rising tide.
Horses and livestock were seen floating along rivers and washing up on beaches on Sunday, as the region faced a once in a lifetime deluge.
Greg Cox, who lives in Raymond Terrace north of Newcastle, was watching the water slowly rise around his property on Sunday morning.
Once the water comes through we just have to grin and bear it, he said.
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