So, Sydney’s just an absolute mess at the moment. She’s just going through something. With torrential rain blasting the city and flooding whole suburbs during the Sydney storm, while fires were literally still raging unchecked, she really just can’t catch a break.
Check out the wildest photos we could find – singular proof that it’s straight up apocalypse time.
— Anthony Clark (@AnthonyClarkAU) February 8, 2020
Excuse me? Upside-down waterfalls? I think you’re in the wrong dimension.
Only in Australia 🙄 pic.twitter.com/zfcdgQXUEk
— Amanda Rose (@TheAmandaRose) February 9, 2020
At this point, Mother Nature is just fucking with us.
— Columbo (@frank_columbo) February 10, 2020
Okay so clearly Mother Nature was just doing a dry clay mask before her hydration wash. Obviously.
— Carly Heading (@carlyylalaa) February 10, 2020
Not gonna lie, this next one actually looks so romantic… Sydney storm V-day date anyone?
— Paul Walker (@pdwnews) February 10, 2020
OMG, NO WONDER THE TRAIN LINES WERE CLOSED.
— Qutaiba Mehmood (@qutaiba_mehmood) February 8, 2020
Guessing this will be the next @T7SydneyTrains service alert: “due to flooding on the line, a replacement submarine service is being organised” 🤿 🛳 #SydneyStorm #SydneyTrains @TrainsInfo @sydolympicpark pic.twitter.com/EoQU8IYRY4
— Matthew Edwards (@medwards87) February 9, 2020
— Mitch (@mitch_alex) February 9, 2020
All these comparison photos really put the Sydney storm apocalypse into perspective…
— LJ Charleston (@LJCharleston) February 9, 2020
— ᖇOᗷEᖇT OᐯᗩᗪIᗩ (@RobertOvadia) February 8, 2020
These floods are straight up Biblical, and I’m not even Christian.
— Erin (@xerinowo) February 9, 2020
— Marion (@mazjoyce_aus) February 9, 2020
— Corinne Campbell (@corisel) February 9, 2020
DON’T JUST STAND THERE, SOMEBODY SAVE HIM.
From fire to water. Grass fire at this spot few weeks ago, now flood at Eastern Creek on Garfield Road West. #NSWFloods #SydneyStorm #sydneyweather #ClimateChange #ClimateEmergency pic.twitter.com/3CFJUxWjnm
— Chandrika C. Hasan (@Chanvjvl) February 9, 2020
Remember when I tweeted about being close to the fires? Yeh, that was fun… Evacuation alert for flooding, but no where to go because roads and bridges closed! North Richmond bridge 3 houes ago- risen another 3 mtrs since then! #SydneyStorm pic.twitter.com/0sHGfT6jhY
— Peita (@peitalr) February 9, 2020
— Raghavendra (@raghavhosmar) February 9, 2020
I had a wedding in this weather and the drive there looked like this… It was Not Fun.
— fapanislives (@fapanislives) February 9, 2020
Leg day every day?
— Little Australia (@LitThom) February 9, 2020
Waterfalls were on a whole other level during the Sydney storm.
— Sarah Davies (@RaisedByGonks) February 9, 2020
— Jonathan J Sequeira (@JonathanSeque) February 9, 2020
Diana Atomoaie sent in these crazy pictures of the Balaka Falls in Carlingford:
…Which, by the way, typically looks like this:
For now, it seems that Sydney’s weather has abated, but heavy rain is forecast for the rest of the week. Stay safe, and maybe don’t go hiking in this weather.
Image Sources: Twitter, Supplied