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20 People Dead, Scores Missing In KwaZulu Natal Floods

20 People Dead, Scores Missing In KwaZulu Natal Floods

At least twenty (20) people are reported dead and scores are missing following heavy rains and flooding in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province.

Speaking to eNCA on Tuesday morning, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs spokesperson, Nonala Ndlovu, said eThekwini Disaster Management teams have been attending to scenes across the city.

She said police have not yet reached some areas and therefore the number of casualties may rise as the day progresses.

Ndlovu urged residents to stay indoors and avoid crossing flooded bridges if they need to leave home. She said:

The are definitely no-go areas. Don’t try to navigate through any heavy amounts of water.

If you are in danger, please get to safety and contact your local area leadership.

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has forecasted more rainfall for most of Tuesday. SAWS said in a notice:

A Cut-Off Low-pressure system is situated over the eastern parts of the country and a surface low is to the east along the KZN coast, advecting low-level moisture and resulting in scattered showers and rain over the south-eastern parts of KZN tomorrow (today).

Significant amounts of rainfall have already been received in most places along the south coast and more rain is still expected to fall tonight and tomorrow.

The soil is already saturated and some drainage systems are already full, so widespread flooding can be expected to continue tonight into tomorrow over the south-eastern parts of KZN.

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13 Comments

gweja 1 month ago

haaa ma floods dai awedzera zvishoma


vie 1 month ago

they killed Nyathi why .....let them die they dnt reason .


DA TRUTH 1 month ago

Honestly Michiavel my bro I hold lots of love and respect for you my bro but vanhu Ava vanoona sekuti isu hatisiri vanhu Ivo vakangwara chaizvo only 40 percent yavo can read and write .kkkkk Whites,Chinese, Indians and Germans are the wealth holders and consided South Africans .😈😈😈😈😈👽👽Thank u God .


vie 1 month ago

let them die

its* 1 month ago

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Machiavelli 1 month ago

As Africans we do not celebrate tragedy that befall even our enemies, no matter how iniquitous their behaviour. Let us preserve Hunhu/Ubuntu.

I personally commiserate with the bereaved families and the affected in Kwazulu-Natal. May the dear Lord heal their wounds


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

Hope there are no foreigners affect, if south africans only to me its happy days and wish for many more floods to wipe away all those sinners nxxxh satans...


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THE FIEND 1 month ago

Nice move God.


Da Truth 1 month ago

Instant justice mwari achati rwira kana akasatirwira ticharamba tichimunamata mwari anopindura nemoto


factos 1 month ago

so they will give blame to Zimbabweans


🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼 1 month ago

Hope "Dudula" will not blame Zimbabwean or foreign migrants for the floods.


cms 1 month ago

Mwari atsamwa awe kukurowaiwo neshamu ine munyu


inini 1 month ago

makufawo ka **** imi



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