Drivers are being warned to take care on the wet roads and not drive through floodwaters.
There are also delays across the public transport network.
More than 50mm of rain has fallen on parts of Sydney in less than 24 hours.
Up to 170mm is forecast for the next two days.
The SES has responded to more than 1200 calls for help and have had to carry out 11 flood rescues.
People are being asked to avoid an area around a massive factory fire at Prestons in Sydney’s south-west.
Fire officials say it’s going to take hours – and possibly days – to contain.
Germany, France, Italy and Spain say they’re resuming use of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine after Europe’s medicines regulator concluded it was safe and effective.
France has imposed a month-long lockdown on Paris and parts of the north amid fears of a third wave of COVID-19.
A 14-year-old girl has been charged with stabbing another teenager in Sydney’s north west.
A 16-year-old girl was stabbed in the arm and chest at a Metro station in Rouse Hill yesterday.
The NSW Government is introducing new assessments to check-in on students’ progress.
The tests for Year 4, Year 6 and Year 8 will rollout next term.
An inquiry is getting underway this morning into healthcare in regional and rural hospitals.
Statistics show avoidable deaths are twice as likely to occur in the country than metropolitan areas.