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Home and Away actor Tai Hara is left ‘devastated’ as his Northern Rivers family home floods: ‘Feeling useless’

Tai Hara has been left ‘devastated’ after confirming his family home is one of many ruined by the disastrous flood crisis in Queensland and New South Wales.

The 31-year-old Home and Away actor, who lives in Sydney with his wife and daughter, revealed that his parents’ home where he was raised in Ballina, NSW, has been ‘inundated’ with water.

‘Devastated for my family and the Northern Rivers community,’ he began.

Tai Hara has been left ‘devastated’ after confirming his family home is one of many ruined by the disastrous flood crisis in Queensland and New South Wales. Pictured with his wife Fely Irvine and their daughter Chi

‘So heartbreaking to see our family home inundated With no clean water, short food supply and no electricity… it’s been difficult to contact our parents.’

He continued: ‘Feeling so useless here in Sydney. All we can do is support organisations that are in the thick of it, providing vital support.

He then urged his followers to follow suit if they could.

‘Devastated for my family and the Northern Rivers community,’ he said in a post. ‘So heartbreaking to see our family home inundated With no clean water, short food supply and no electricity.. it’s been difficult to contact our parents.’ Pictured: Some of the flood effected properties in Ballina, NSW

‘Your generosity can help teams on the ground to provide urgent relief, including enabling volunteers and staff to help with evacuations, relief centres and outreach service, and supporting people and communities to recover and rebuild,’ he concluded.

Tai starred as bad boy Andy Barrett in the soap from 2013, before his character went on the run in 2016.

Tai and his wife Fely Irvine now live in the Harbour City with their one-year-old daughter, Chi.

Nearby Lismore has been one of the worst-hit towns of the flood emergency which has resulted in 12 deaths across eastern Australia and seen dozens of towns inundated by floodwaters

Ballina, which as of Thursday has had 423mm of rain in the past seven days, remains isolated by flash flooding after the Richmond river burst its banks.

Ballina’s mayor, Sharon Cadwallader, called it a ‘one-in-a-1000-year’ flood as it was reported 6,000 out of the region’s 20,000 homes were flooded.

Nearby Lismore has been one of the worst-hit towns of the flood emergency which has resulted in 12 deaths across eastern Australia and seen dozens of towns inundated by floodwaters.

Tai Hara starred as bad boy Andy Barrett in the Home and Away, before his character went on the run in 2016