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Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia

The storm has pounded Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state since Monday.

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Huge waves crash over swimming baths at Avalon Beach in Sydney Australia Tuesday, April 21, 2015. A fierce storm lashing Australia's southeast destroyed homes, left dozens stranded in swirling floodwaters and may have led to the deaths of several people officials said Tuesday. (Source: AP)

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A man takes a picture of Bondi Beach's sand as heavy winds blow it inland, April 21, 2015. Cyclone-like conditions battered Australia's east coast on Tuesday, leaving three people dead, thousands without power and the closure of one of the country's most iconic landmarks. (Source: Reuters)

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A tree and power lines lie across a major road in Raymond Terrace, approximately 150 kilometers (94 miles) north of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (Source: AP)

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A man runs past heavy seas as sand is blown by heavy winds inland at Sydney's Bondi Beach, April 21, 2015. (Source: Reuters)

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A man takes shelter next to discarded broken umbrellas in a litter bin during heavy rain in the Sydney central business district, Tuesday April 21, 2015 Sydney, Australia. (Source: AP)

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A large eucalyptus tree crashes on to the Georgeson’s house blocking the entrance at Sydney’s Avalon Beach in Australia Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (Source: AP)

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Emergency crews work in the pouring rain to try and restore power to Avalon Beach in Sydney, Australia Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (Source: AP)