Broken Hill's main street floods after record rainfall hits far western NSW – video

The mining town has received a record 140mm of rain in one afternoon, with the State Emergency Service called to several flood rescues. Police say a 56-year-old man drowned after trying to help friends in flood waters on Menindee Road, 35km east of Broken Hill. He got out of his car and was swept into a concrete pipe. Mayor Tom Kennedy says the town regularly experiences flooding when hit by sudden storms: ‘But this was probably twice what we’d get in a normal downpour’‘Streets were flowing’: Broken Hill reeling after record rainfall and deadly flash flooding Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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