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Resident ‘lucky’ to escape damage from flash flood

Tuesday 25 January 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Weather

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Resident ‘lucky’ to escape  damage from flash flood
The residents of Ruatonga experienced flash floods on Friday night that affected access into their homes. PHOTO: MELINA ETCHES/22012407

Extreme flash floods on Friday from tropical depression TD05F affected low lying areas, wetlands and surrounding properties around Rarotonga. Affected residents were yesterday assessing the damage, some thankful the water did not enter their homes.

Extreme flash floods on Friday from tropical depression TD05F affected low lying areas, wetlands and surrounding properties around Rarotonga. Affected residents were yesterday assessing the damage, some thankful the water did not enter their homes.


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