Australian east coast rain to ease but flooding continues

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Heavy rain full is full cost D. ease across Australia's east coast but floodwaters will linger for days across New South Wales state with fifteen thousand people are nervously waiting for potential orders to evacuate some eighteen thousand residents of Australia's most populous state who fled their homes since last week with warnings the cleanup could stretch into April New South Wales is premier says several weather fronts have continued to hit much of the state with some recording two thirds of the annual rainfall in less than a week prime minister Scott Morrison says the rain emergency is expected to ease by late Wednesday but the flood waters will remain consistent for some time I'm Charles the last month

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