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‘I need to start over elsewhere’: Umdloti man after more flood ...

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‘I need to start over elsewhere’: Umdloti man after more flood losses

The family had just returned after it was evacuated during the torrential rains that wrecked the province six weeks ago

Lwazi Hlangu

The building supervisor at the plush Surfside complex, one of the properties worst hit by the floods in Umdloti, north of Durban, at the weekend described how residents had to flee before a huge “cavity” that engulfed the building last month opened even wider. 

A block from the complex was washed away by mudslides on Saturday as heavy torrential rains once again hit KwaZulu-Natal.

It is estimated the province has suffered more than R100m in damages...

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