A winter deluge has sparked evacuation orders across low-lying parts of Sydney.
Sea foam is washing up at Cronulla Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
It's created when the ocean, and all the particles of salts, proteins, fats and dead algae it contains, is shaken up by severe weather, according to Ocean Watch.
A man and his dog stop to take a photo of the sea foam.
Residents living in some parts Sydney's north-west have experienced their worst floods in over four decades as current water levels surpass records set in 2021.
Pictured is a house inundated with water at Windsor on Sydney's outskirts.
The current water height in Windsor is around one metre higher than the March 2021 flood peak of 12.93 metres, with the worst floods in the area in 1978 peaking at 14.46 metres.
Surreal scenes at Windsor show a road sign almost completely submerged as even more warnings are issued for the region.
Hundreds of homes have been inundated in and around Australia's largest city in a flood emergency that is currently threatening 50,000 people.
Flood warnings currently remain in place for the Hawkesbury, Nepean, and Macquarie Rivers and the Wollombi Brook.
Disaster funding has been now been approved for 23 local government areas in New South Wales with more rainfall on expected to lash the coast in the coming days.
Residents at flood zones are pictured here look over inundated sports field at Richmond.
Although the bulk of the current flood disaster has lashed Sydney's western regions, suburbs along the east coast have also copped a battering as gale force winds wreak havoc on the state's beaches.
Mountains of sand are pictured here after being dumped on streets around Maroubra.
Authorities are working to remove the sand, which has seeped across roads and nearby streets.
Emergency personnel across the state have expressed their frustration that some residents have refused to leave their homes when being asked to do so.
SES Commissioner Carlene York earlier said the situation had become "frustrating".
Pictured here is a house sitting semi-submerged in flood waters at Londonderry.
There are currently 102 evacuation orders and a further 55 evacuation warnings in place, covering a total of about 50,000 people, across the state.
A man is seen here paddling his boat down a flooded street at Windsor.
An industrial building pictured inundated with water at Londonderry.
Residents look at the flooded road outside their homes at Richmond.
Aerial shots have captured the extent of flooding at the Georges River, NSW.
Satellite images show the extent of the flooding in Sydney's north west.
This image, from ICEYE, shows water from the Hawkesbury River, which snakes around Windsor and Richmond.
It is the third time this year the area has been hit by major floods.
This shot of ship Portland Bay, which lost power on Monday off Wattamolla Beach, south of Sydney, shows the wild ocean.
A person is winched to the ship stranded off the NSW coast in a precarious mission by the Westpac rescue helicopter.