Friday, September 28, 2012

Heavy rains cause flooding in Cape Town

Mluleki Mrwebi
28 September 2012

On Thursday afternoon heavy rains were experienced across the Cape Peninsula.

The South African Weather Services has predicted that about 60% of rain is expected to continue today.

Several roads were closed due to flooding and there were reports of flooding in informal settlements.

The Disaster Risk Management Centre Spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said they had reports of flooding in places such as, Happy Valley informal settlements, Greymore and Malva Strees in Scottsville, Kraaifontein and other areas.

Solomons-Johannes added that the disaster team has been dispatched to various areas to asses the situation so that necessary action can be taken to assist the victims.

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