Rainfall muddies the water for Durban family as fifth flooding strikes
Family searches for accommodation after yet another inundation as the municipality scrambles to solve the problem
Matthew Cooper’s pregnant wife and her mother were trapped in their La Mercy home on Wednesday morning when sand, deposited by the eThekwini Municipality on the roadside, engulfed their home.
The pair were eventually rescued, but their home is once again a no-go zone.
Less than a month ago, Cooper watched his neighbour’s teacups float past him as he stood in knee-high water in his home after a stormwater drain burst during heavy rains...