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Chaos across Sydney as severe storm lashes city

Trees have been knocked down in chaotic scenes across Sydney as a fast-moving, severe storm hits.

The storm hit Hornsby, Parramatta, Sutherland, Sydney Olympic Park, Richmond, Liverpool and Sydney Airport by about 1pm, while Mona Vale and waters off Bondi Beach were hit moments later.

More than 70,000 homes and businesses across Sydney have been left without power while trains on the North Shore and Western line were blocked by a fallen tree between Gordon and Lindfield.

A caller has told Steve Price tin roofs are flying off at Pymble as the storm hits.

Ray Hadley tells Steve the scene at Gordon is chaotic.

“I can’t describe how many trees are down, there’s hundreds and hundreds of trees.”

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Caller Michael has sent in a photo of a tree which hit power lines in Ingleburn with power lost as a “hurricane-like storm” hits the city.

Listener Dom has sent in a photo of fallen down trees on Forest Way at Sydney’s north.

Listeners have sent in photos of the impact of the storm around the city.