Water vs asphalt: a battle with deadly consequences

Why did the rain in KwaZulu-Natal sweep away bridges and roads?

24 April 2022 - 00:00

Two enemies, asphalt and heavy rain, met last week and the result was catastrophic. Bridges crumbled and roads swallowed vehicles as they caved in when downpours battered the province...

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