Tuesday, July 09, 2024

Cape Town disruptive weather conditions

 The City of Cape Town is attending to various incidents impacted by the wet weather experienced across the metro

According to the municipality, numerous rivers and canals are at capacity, with some bursting their banks of which Eersteriver in Maccasar.

There is also reports of flooded roads across the metro

The SA Weather Service has issued a Level 6 disruptive rain and Level 4 damaging winds, now extended to Thursday).

City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management spokesperson, Sonica Lategan said, “In terms of humanitarian relief, assessments are ongoing to determine the number of people affected. A number of humanitarian relief agencies are assisting with soft relief, including Gift of the Givers, Ashraful Aid, Islamic Relief, The Workshop, the Mustadafin Foundation and Alimdaad, in the following areas: Khayelitsha, Lwandle, Nomzamo, Gugulethu, Philippi, Masiphumelele, Philippi East, Mfuleni, Tafelsig and Vygieskraal.”

 

Done by: Sihle Jezile

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