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Weather forecast for heavy rain on east coast while western states to get sun

Two people have been rescued from flash flooding as heavy rain batters the east coast with the wild conditions set to continue for the next four days.

Emergency services saved the people after they became stranded in their cars along Botany Road in Waterloo and Alexandria, in Sydney’s inner south suburbs, on Sunday.

Sydney train passengers have also had a rough start with flooding on the tracks disrupting services from Sydenham to Lidcombe. 

Commuters have also been told to avoid the inner west Lewisham station with flooding in its subway.

Motorists in Sydney have been warned to take extreme care due to wet roads and poor visibility.

The NSW SES says with the heavy rain moving north residents should not travel through floodwaters as well as keeping clear of creeks and storm drains.

They also advise people stay indoors away from the windows with children and pets kept inside.  

Temperatures in Sydney dropped to a cool 16C on Sunday morning as the heavy rain hammered the NSW capital with more expected over the next four days.

Source of data and images: dailymail

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