A PROTECTIVE grill put in place to stop refuse from blocking a stream but which instead caused flooding in the Colin area in June has been deemed “not fit for purpose” by the Rivers Agency.
SUMMER’S in full swing here, which means rain, marches, more rain, and flooding.
RESIDENTS left clearing up damage after last week’s flooding have blamed the road structure for causing streets to fill in minutes during heavy downpours.
The flooding that devastated South Belfast last week has left residents bewildered and angry about how the agencies responsible dealt with the aftermath.
Landlords in South Belfast’s student heartland have carried out a series of precautions to prevent a repeat of last year’s extensive flooding during the severe weather.