Areas including Illawarra, Sydney, Central and Hunter coasts have also been significantly affected.
“We did have damage reports coming through across all those areas.”
The clean-up will begin on Lake Conjola today, with about 40 properties affected by flooding.
SES South East Zone Deputy Zone Commander Sharon Fox told ABC that it was good to see residents heading warnings not to drive through floodwater.
“The flash flooding that we’ve seen over the last 24 hours is potentially life-threatening … when people choose to drive through it,” she said.
“From the looks of it, it’s a smart community down there, making smart decisions.”
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