Dozens of homes damaged and thousands isolated as severe weather tears through state's coastal areas.

Swipe or click through above to see photos from the affected regions, and watch videos of the devastation below.

North Coast

Flooding forces cattle to take an unorthodox route in Wauchope

Flood waters in the north of Port Macquarie. Video: DANE PHELPS

A car is towed from flood waters near Port Macquarie. Video: PORT MACQUARIE NEWS

A cow emerges from the flooded Hastings river on the NSW North Coast.


Weatherzone meteorologist Willemien Phelan confirms that a 'mini tornado' hit parts of the Illawarra region early on Sunday morning

Video taken on Macquarie Pass, in the NSW Illawarra, shows flood waters on Saturday.