Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka has urged residents of KwaZulu-Natal to be vigilant as weather conditions continue to deteriorate in the province.
This after heavy rains lashed the province, which damaged houses, roads, and the electricity network.
The inclement weather had battered eThekwini and Msunduzi since New Year’s Eve, said Hlomuka.
This left several communities without electricity, with engineers working hard to restore power to the affected areas, he added.
According to him, several houses were partially damaged by strong winds and heavy rains in the Greater Kokstad and Ukhahlamba municipalities on Friday.
“Disaster management teams have been dispatched to the affected areas and are conducting assessments of the extent of the damage. So far, no reports of injuries or fatalities have been received.”
Hlomuka appealed to residents to continue to be cautious as the bad weather conditions were expected to persist over the weekend.
Kwazulu Natal Tomorrow ‘s Weather overview: 3.1.2021 pic.twitter.com/bcKRyv2pgb
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) January 2, 2021
In other news – Rest in peace baby – Fans send touching messages to actress Amanda Du-Pont
The previous year, 2020, surely showed Swaziland born actress, Amanda du-Pont flames as she lost her grandmother and dad. As the new year, 2021 begins, she has already lost something very special in her heart and it’s her baby, dog Dior.
Losing someone important hurts even if it is your favorite pet. Most people become very close to their pets than friends and it kills them inside. Learn More