The City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre has confirmed that the Roads and Stormwater Department has cleared most roadways and unblocked drains in areas that have been affected by Thursdays evening’s gale force winds and heavy downpours. Disaster Risk Management spokesperson, Charlotte Powell explained that Chapman’s Peak Drive[…]
The City of Cape Town has condemned what it termed “orchestrated attacks” by protesters on two MyCiTi bus stations. Brett Herron, Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, said the attacks on the MyCiTi bus stations would cause major inconveniences to commuters. “Thousands of commuters from Dunoon will be[…]
A fire in Cape Town has caused significant damage for the second time in two days. Firefighters say a fire destroyed a car and four containers in Mfuleni Wednesday morning before they managed to extinguish it. This comes after a fire swept through the 7de Laan informal settlement in Valhalla[…]
KwaZulu-Natal has been declared a disaster area by Premier Willies Mchunu after a “mega-storm” caused devastation in parts of the province on Tuesday. As many as eleven people are confirmed to have died and many more are missing with search and rescue operations continuing on Thursday. More than 133 schools[…]
Investigators working to extract data from flight recorders from a flydubai jet that crashed in Russia say they are “significantly damaged.” Flight FZ981 from the United Arab Emirates was making its second attempt to land in Rostov-on-Don early Saturday when it crashed about 250 meters (800 feet) from a runway,[…]
A 22-year-old unemployed man from Atlantis has, in a plea bargain with the City of Cape Town, committed to pay R9 000 for damage he caused to a MyCiTi bus. The man broke the side-window of a 9-metre low-floor MyCiTi bus at 5am on Sunday 6 September, as the bus[…]
Eight homes were damaged and 300 people evacuated as firefighters battle in Muizenberg where a fire broke out over the weekend, Cape Town Disaster Risk Management said on Wednesday. “Since the early hours of this morning eight houses were damaged, three were badly damaged. One in Noordhoek, two in Tokai,[…]
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