Dawson Street was completely under water.
Dawson Street was completely under water. Marc Stapelberg

WATCH: Inside the Lismore CBD on day 3

Of the 420 rescues undertaken across the state, 407 were in this region and the majority of those were people who chose to stay despite being advised to evacuate.

Rescue crews were still heading into the Lismore CBD to assist people as flood waters circulated the buildings on Saturday.

 

The CBD was one giant lake with an enormous amount of water down each road.



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