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840 houses damaged in Gauteng thunderstorms
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840 houses damaged in Gauteng thunderstorms

Gauteng Provincial Government has confirmed that 840 houses have been damaged by the storms that hit the Province on Monday with Johannesburg and Ekhuruleni mostly affected. The heavy rains and storms left an estimate of 1 600 people affected, with five fatalities reported so far. Two fatalities occurred as a direct result of the storm, […]

KZN Thunderstorms| Storm damages in Prospecton Road, South of Durban, October 10 2017. Picture:
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KZN to be declared a ‘Disaster Area’ processes underway

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government says it cannot confirm a formal declaration of disaster, as processes are underway to take stock of the damages. Eight reported deaths have now been officially confirmed by the Provincial Government following the thunderstorms that hit the province on Tuesday. According to the provincial government, there are still reports of missing […]

Drivers warned of persistent heavy rains & flash floods
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Drivers warned of persistent heavy rains & flash floods

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has warned drivers to take good care when driving in rainy conditions, especially at night when it’s harder to recognise flood dangers. At least six people have died across South Africa due to the persistent rain and floods. Motorists advised to increase the distance between cars as well as […]