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It took only two hours for the fury of Mother Nature to bring national tragedy on Saturday last. With 152 mm of downpour disaster of unimaginable magnitude struck the country. Eleven persons lost their lives in a flash flood in Port Louis. Many regions particularly canal Dayot, Tranquebar, Sable Noir were devastated with several meters of water, mud and other debris. No loss of life in those regions except for one who died with emotional shock. The maximum number of deaths happened in an underground parking and in Caudan Water Front subways.