Hyde Park Steps, Sydney, this morning.
Steps from the Pavilion to the beach at Bondi Beach, this morning
Going under ... Flash flooding at Renwick Street in Marrickville, Sydney.
It's not much of a visit to Sydney for the passengers of the biggest cruise liner to ever dock in the city. Thanks to reader Shane Joseph for the photo
It's been so long since Sydney-siders experienced so much rain - many are young enough for this to be their first 'serious rain' after two decades of drought - that the National Road Motorists Association (NRMA) put out the following bulletin, sending it by text to all members whose mobile (cell) phone numbers they had on record: