Residents relive hellish experience in flood-prone Ladysmith

35 years after being stranded on the roof of their home due to floods in Ladysmith, a family relived the experience this week

23 January 2022 - 00:00

In 1987 Feroza Kharva was 23 when her family stood on the roof of their home on King Street in the small town of Ladysmith in northern KwaZulu-Natal as they waited for the army to rescue them. This week history repeated itself for the Kharva family when yet another major flood resulted in them being stranded on the second story of their home with no way out.

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