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Floods leave 11 dead in Mauritius capital Port Louis

  • At least 11 people have died after sudden rains resulted in flooding in the Mauritian capital Port Louis over the weekend.

    Eight of the victims were trapped in underground areas as floodwaters rose while another died of a heart attack.

    According to meteorologists, 6 inches of rain fell in less than an hour.

    Prime Minister Navin Rangoolam has declared today as a day of mourning.

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