Properties in Manuka Road and Nikau Road, Blackpool were inundated after 45mm of rain fell in two hours. Photo Merrie Hewetson

Blackpool residents faced another disheartening clean-up after floodwaters surged through houses in low-lying Manuka Road and Nikau Road on Sunday.

The suburb’s inadequate drainage system once again failed to cope as 45 mm of rain fell in just two hours from 11am to 1pm, soon after high tide. • Geoff Cumming

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