As a fourth flood death is recorded in Lismore, residents along the Nepean river Sydney have been told to prepare to evacuate their homes as a full Warragamba Dam begins to discharge.

In Lismore, subsiding waters are revealing unfolding tragedies as people are found dead trapped in homes and buildings.

WaterNSW has warned heavy rainfall and flooding could last up to two weeks, threatening thousands of homes in the Hawkesbury and Nepean areas;   Residents living along the Hawkesbury and Georges rivers are under an evacuation warning the NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has advised.

Call the SES if you are in danger or need help on 132 500 or 000 for emergency services.

Image: Image: Courtesy Stewart Prins

Produced By: Roderick Chambers

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First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 2 March 2022