The immediate area was not as badly hit as some; you can see The Illawarra Mercury for that.
Torrential rain has caused havoc in the Illawarra over the past 24 hours with numerous roads closed due to flooding.
Rainfall totals in the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday were Bellambi – 192.0mm, Kiama – 170.4mm, Albion Park – 159.2mm, Nowra – 181.6mm and Moss Vale – 47.6mm.
Here are some photos on my way back from the Yum Yum Cafe this morning. (Yesterday I stayed at home.)
These azaleas don’t seem to mind too much: