How the NSW floods 2021 unfolded in pictures and video

Swollen rivers, burst banks, daring residents canoeing in the brown waters, properties destroyed and spectators watching on in disbelief. These are just some of the scenes captured across NSW on March 20, 2021.

You can flick through our gallery above to get an overview of the impact of the NSW floods so far.

Communities in Taree, Kempsey, Port Macquarie are experiencing the worst flooding in 53 years.

While people living in the areas surrounding the Hawkesbury River and downstream from the Warragamba Dam are waiting to see what tonight and tomorrow (Sunday) will bring as the dam overspills.

For one couple not only were their wedding plans ruined but they also had to watch their home being swept down the Manning River. A scene that has now been shared with news sites around the world.

You can watch the incredible footage below or read more about it here from the Port News.

Waterfalls across Eastern NSW were brought to life. Ellenborough Falls near Forster was captured by Chris Sheed.

While Fitzroy Falls in the Southern Highlands was putting on a similar spectacular display as seen below captured by Gai Le Roy on Instagram.

Fitzroy Falls

ACM's teams are covering the floods live. You can follow updates from the Port News, the Newcastle Herald, the Illawarra Mercury and the Hawkesbury Gazette.