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Heavy rains cause significant damage on KZN’s south coast

KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) authorities say flooding on the south coast has caused significant damage in the town of Margate.

Emergency teams were on site on Monday, assessing the situation.

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department spokesperson, Siboniso Mngadi: “Businesses and public infrastructure such as roads and houses have been severely damaged. No injuries or fatalities have been confirmed to us at this stage.”

The inclement weather looks set to continue on Monday, with a level 5 warning having been issued for what’s expected to be disruptive rains.

“We warn the public to be vigilant of this inclement weather, and also make precautionary measures to ensure we don’t lose lives during this period. We advise motorists to avoid travelling during this period until the weather is cleared up.”


In other news – Divorce turns ugly as Lebo M’s wife demands R150 000 spousal maintenance and other funds

The divorce battle has turned ugly between Lion King composer Lebo M, real name Lebohang Morake, and his estranged wife, Pretty Samuels. According to a local publication, Samuels has a list of financial demands that she has tabled at the Johannesburg High Court.

Lebo M And Pretty Samuels

One of Samuels’ demands us allegedly R150 000 in monthly spousal maintenance. The month allegedly includes R23 000 for a car instalment, R5 000 for cellphone, R35 000 for rent or bond, R10 000 per month for holiday allowance, and R6 500 for groceries. Read More