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

06 October 2021 - 18:45

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...

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