Body of 75-year-old woman found in Tasmania and body of another woman retrieved off Bondi in Sydney during search for man washed away on Monday

The body of a 75-year-old woman has been recovered from her northern Tasmanian home and another body was pulled from the ocean off Sydney’s eastern suburbs in search and rescue efforts following days of intense storms and flooding in eastern Australia.

Major flood warnings remain in place in parts of north-western Tasmania on Monday evening, where authorities fear the overflowing South Esk river could threaten homes and businesses in Invermay and Longford. Precautionary evacuations are underway in both areas.

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Source: Guardian Environment