Residents of Forbes, New South Wales, were told to evacuate on Wednesday, November 16, as the New South Wales State Emergency Service issued an emergency warning for flooding in the region.
According to news reports, some residents used boats to evacuate the flooded town.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said major flooding in the area would continue into the weekend.
Drone footage captured by Brad Shephard on November 16 shows the extent of flood damage across Forbes. Credit: Brad Shephard via Storyful