Nelson Leader : April 25th 2013
32 THE NELSON LEADER, APRIL 25, 2013 PHOTOS Flood bill at least $16.8m Stranded: Andrew Clark stands on Main Rd, Stoke. Photo: ALDEN WILLIAMS Soaked: Floodwaters flow past and into through the front door of Number One Shoes in Queen St, Richmond, on Sunday night after heavy rain caused flooding. Photo: MARTIN DE RUYTER River: Greta and Hannah Clark observe an abandoned car, Main Rd, Stoke. Photo: ALDEN WILLIAMS Overflow: Swollen storm- water drains and a traffic jam on Saxton Rd. Photo: ALDEN WILLIAMS Nelsonians have been shak- ing their heads and coun- ting the costs this week after the skies opened last Sunday and dumped record-breaking rain- fall on Stoke, Richmond and Hope. As the clean-up got under way, insurers predicted the cost of the deluge would be even higher than the $16.8 million bill left by the 2011 floods. The Leader photographers cap- tured these images of the floods and the mess they left behind.
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