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‘All I could see were waves and trees flying all over’: KZN’s ...

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‘All I could see were waves and trees flying all over’: KZN’s flood horror

At least 45 killed as torrential rain leaves the province drowning in sorrow and destruction

Reporter

Baduvile Zungu’s eyes were opened to the sheer wrath of Mother Nature when her family narrowly escaped with nothing more than their lives on Monday night.

The 74-year-old grandmother and her children lost all their belongings when waves of muddy water and debris gushed through their informal settlement in Ntuzuma, north of Durban, destroying everything in their wake and leaving them completely exposed to the elements.

Zungu’s plight was brought about after torrential downpours in KwaZulu-Natal since Sunday, which have killed at least 45 people — including seven children — and left hundreds displaced...

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