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Severe Storm Hits Sydney

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: A surfer rides a wave at Coogee Beach after winds and rain battered Sydney last night generating large swell January 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Parts of Sydney are experienced record rainfall after ex-cyclone Oswald swept through the city last night. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Flooding in Australia

January 29, 2013

While much of Australia is recovering from devastating wildfires, two states are battling severe flooding. Residents of Queensland and New South Wales have been forced to leave their homes after Tropical Cyclone Oswald brought severe winds and rains. Four people are known to have died in the storm so far.