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#BinsofSydney: Storm ravaged bins, umbrellas light up social media

Wednesday April 22, 2015 - 23:27 EST

Just as quickly as Sydneysiders reached for their umbrellas, the storm hit and they were forced to bin their brollies.

Now, the colourful, broken umbrella-filled #BinsofSydney are trending on social media, along with those unfortunate beach bins that ended up buried in sand.

There is even a dedicated @binsofSydney account on Instagram.

Here are a handful of posts from this latest social media storm.


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