Mauritius, rescue workers astonished, nothing on this scale seen before

The number of victims of the latest flooding on the islands of Mauritius has risen to 10. Rescue workers report an unbelievable surge of flash floodwater which struck the small archipelago at the height of the Easter celebrations, causing serious problems for the inhabitants.

In the early hours of the morning, following 4 hours of torrential downpour, a wave of water and mud hit the streets of Port Louis, capital of this beautiful archipelago, with devastating results: overturned vehicles, roads destroyed, disorientated people everywhere. 

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