Flooding warning between Cape Point and Plettenberg Bay
8 May 2011
The NSRI in Plettenberg Bay, the Bitou Municipality and Emergency Response Teams and Disaster Management are on high alert where over 150 mm of rain has fallen in the last 24 hours.
Heavy rains are expected to continue for the next 24 hours to 36 hours.
A spokesperson for the NSRI issued an urgent warning to residents in low-lying areas, saying some residents have already been cut off from roads by rising waters.
Heavy seas are expected in the area with gale force winds prevailing between Cape Point and Plettenberg Bay.