Parts of the Illawarra have copped over 200 millimetres of rain in the past 24 hours and more is on the way.
An east coast low has formed off the NSW coast, which is expected to bring more heavy rain through to Tuesday.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued severe weather warnings for the Illawarra for heavy rain, damaging winds and damaging surf.
Click through for photos of how the wet weather closed roads, flooded sports fields and generally turned the region into a bathtub.
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