Residents of Macassar near Cape Town who were affected by the recent floods in the province have accused the City of Cape Town of ignoring them after the disaster. About 100 people in the area have been place at a community hall beyond the three- day period according to the city’s by-laws.[…]
A Golden Arrow bus has overturned on Jakes Gerwel Drive, near Athlone, as heavy rains continue in Cape Town. An intense cold front made landfall on Sunday, bringing with it gale-force winds and heavy rainfall. Cape Town Traffic spokesperson Kevin Jacobs says, “Cape Town Traffic Officers are attending to a[…]
By Dideka Njemla The informal settlement of Galaweni Street in Samora Machel are experiencing floods due to their faulty drainage systems. Resident of Galaweni Street, Mzikayise Ndzuzo states the water has damaged and entered peoples’ homes. The faulty drainage system has caused a concern for members as the floods have[…]
At least 10 people were killed in floods in a city near Beijing, officials said Saturday, bringing the death toll from recent torrential rains in northern China to at least 30. Officials reported the deaths in Baoding, about 150 kilometres from Beijing, adding that 18 people were missing. Storm Doksuri,[…]
The Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis, says there has been no fatalities reported in the City, amid reports of two lives lost due to flooding in the Western Cape province. Parts of the province are still underwater following days of torrential downpours, coupled with harsh winds – with flooding reported[…]
By Lee-Yandra Paulsen Gift of the Givers Western Cape spokesperson Ali Sablay recently discussed the devastating floods that have struck the Western Cape during an interview on Sunday Live. While certain areas like Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Mitchell’s Plain, and Strand are accustomed to flooding this time of year, the heavy rains on June 14 caused extensive[…]
By Lee-Yandra Paulsen Over the weekend, Cape Town and the Western Cape were greeted with a chilly and rainy spell, turning the mother city into a cold and wet haven. In an interview with VOC Breakfast on Monday, COCT Disaster Risk Management spokesperson, Charlotte Powell, discussed the impact of bad[…]
By Lee-Yandra Paulsen Following recent downpours on the Cape Flats, Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers offered relief assistance to the flood stricken Gxagxa informal settlement in Gugulethu on Monday. In an interview on Tuesday Gift of the Giver spokesperson Ali Sably, told VOC Breakfast about the relief efforts taking[…]
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube has urged residents to stay indoors and remain vigilant if they’re on the roads, as heavy rains continue to lash the province. Downpours are also being experienced in parts of Gauteng, the Free State and Mpumalanga. More rains or thunderstorms are forecast on Sunday for these[…]
NATIONAL Heavy rainfall wreaked havoc in Pretoria, bursting the banks of the Hennops River and causing a sinkhole in Centurion. Emergency Services remain on high alert and have urged motorists to be extra cautious. The South African Weather Service has issued yet another warning for KwaZulu-Natal, this time for areas[…]
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