South Africa Floods Killed 51: Photos and Videos Illustrating the Level of Severe Damage

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The South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province are under the floods and mudslides that have killed at least 51 people.

See the details, photos, and videos of terrible catastrophe on Nexter.org.

As a result of severe flooding in the coastal city of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province, schools and roads were closed. 

Source: BBC

 

A significant increase in the water level in the local river caused an evacuation. At least 51 people were killed and dozens were injured as a result of the collapse of buildings during floods and landslides in different parts of the city.

Due to flooding in Port St. John’s in the Eastern Cape Province, hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes. Waters flooded many houses in low-lying areas. According to forecasts of meteorologists, in the coming days, the rains will increase.

Source: Reuters

 

President Cyril Ramaphosa has come to the cities to visit the flooded territories.

 

“Our hearts go out particularly to families and communities who have been directly affected by death, injury and the loss of property,” President Ramaphosa said.

Source: Reuters

 

“This situation calls on all of us to pull together as a country to reach out to affected communities,” he added.

 

Hundreds of homes are damaged and the government continues to work on the evacuations. 

Source: Reuters


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South Africa Floods Killed 51: Photos and Videos Illustrating the Level of Severe Damage
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