'It's a Car Wash': Streets Flood Following Storms in Newcastle, New South Wales

Streets in Newcastle, New South Wales, were flooded after severe thunderstorms swept the region on February 26.

The Bureau of Meteorology and state emergency services warned of heavy rain, flooding, hail and damaging winds that impacted communities in the state’s north and west on the Wednesday.

Trees were uprooted in several communities and thousands of people were left without power. This footage shows a fire truck navigating a flooded section of King Street in Newcastle. Credit: Fire and Rescue NSW Station 446 Stockton via Storyful