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Streets swamped, schools closed and power cut as Illawarra hit by rain bomb

Nadine Morton
Updated June 8 2024 - 9:02am, first published June 7 2024 - 4:23pm
SES crews have received hundreds of calls for help in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven since heavy rains began falling on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Pictures by SES, (right) Anna Warr
SES crews have received hundreds of calls for help in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven since heavy rains began falling on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Pictures by SES, (right) Anna Warr

Schools were closed, roads were swamped and power was out for hours at some homes and businesses as the Illawarra struggled to cope with another deluge.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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