All main stage acts on the first day of the festival have been cancelled at the last minute due to wet weather. This comes after the previous night’s camping entry process left festivalgoers waiting for over nine hours with no accommodation or communication from the festival.
Evacuation orders and school closures caused chaos to many residents across Sydney.
Mapping disasters can tell us a lot about the social and environmental patterns that surround us.
Heavy rainfall over the Georges River catchment forced road closures and evacuations throughout south-west Sydney.
Record breaking rainfall has devastated major towns along Australia’s east coast, in a "one-in-a-one thousand-year event".