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The family of two adults and a six-year-old child were up to their knees in water at their home.
A colder spell of weather in the days ahead with some frosty and icy nights. There's more rain and snow in the forecast too.
Snow for some, rain for others. But what makes the difference on a winter’s day? Ben Rich has more.
The storm is intensifying as it tracks towards the country. Earlier, it lashed Madagascar with torrential rain and damaging winds.
The scale of the difficulties faced by many property owners is evident in images acquired from orbit.
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