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2,000 households affected by flooding in Joburg

More rain expected throughout the week

While the City of Johannesburg investigates how a private developer was allowed to build over 100 houses on a wetland in Protea Glen, dozens of homeowners across the city were picking up pieces following a trail of destruction caused by flooding.

At least 2,000 households have been affected by flooding, according to human settlements minister Mmamoloko Kubayi,  who visited various flood-hit areas in Soweto. The city reported that sinkholes had appeared in roads leading to their closure and some bridges were swept away. More than 60 people who were displaced by the flash floods from Nancefields were accommodated at a community hall...

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