Fearless opinions from the big names who are passionate about the country we live in. The Windsor Bridge - which was designed to be flood proof - has been swallowed by the Hawksbury River’s rising water levels just months after it was opened. NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro says a final decision about raising the wall of Warragamba Dam will need to be made once the flooding emergency is over. More From Sky News UP NEXT ⚠️ We’ve been dealing with #floods across #Bedfordshire through the night which has largely hit North of Bedford. UP NEXT. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has provided an update on the “one in 100-year” extreme weather event in parts of the mid-north coast and the growing crisis around the state. Over the past year, contributions from readers like you helped to fund some of our most important reporting, including coverage of the East Troublesome Fire. news.sky.com Alert apps and 'sponge' road surfaces among new technology to deal with flooding Funds will be shared between 25 local schemes in England to improve waterway defences and coastal resilience. Turtle has fish hook removed from neck Sky News 'He vacillates, we vaccinate': PM fires at Starmer Sky News; Mid Coast Council Mayor David West says while the media is currently discussing the floods impacting NSW communities, he is concerned "we aren't talking about the after-effects of the flood". The World Health Organisation’s report on the origins of COVID-19 was a “piece of propaganda” for the Chinese Communist Party, according to Sky News host Sharri Markson. Drone shots show flooding in Bedford Sky News. The best award-winning journalists with unique and exclusive insights. Sky News delivers breaking news, headlines and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide. Real news, honest views. Bedford locals have pulled together to form trenches and sandbag walls to fight the rising floodwaters. The Sky-Hi News strives to deliver powerful stories that spark emotion and focus on the place we live.