More than 30 homes near the seafront at Bay Shore, Marabella, were ravaged by powerful waves caused by an unusually rough sea last evening.
Residents who live near the seafront lost household items, including beds, refrigerators and stoves after the waters invaded their homes.
The said just after midday yesterday an unusual wave pattern developed and by 4.30 pm many homes were damaged by high waves.
One affected resident was pensioner Mangree Harrydath, 70, and her husband, Aziz Hosein, 72.
Harrydath said her husband suffered a stroke and was unable to help himself when the waves came into their property. Harrydath’s entire house was damaged by the sea.
Also severely affected was fisherman Anil Adimoolah.
He said he lost a fishing net which cost in excess of S30,000.