KZN disaster teams on standby for level 4 alert

KZN disaster teams on standby for level 4 alert

Disaster management teams remain on high alert in KZN after the SA Weather Service upgraded its warning for severe conditions to level 4. 

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Disruptive rains may cause flooding in settlements and across bridges and roads.

Forecaster Siphesihle Dlamini says the province's north-eastern parts aren't likely to be affected. Cold and rainy conditions are expected to persist until Wednesday.

"On Monday we have 60% covering the province and then on Tuesday it's a 30% chance of thundershowers covering the province. Then on Wednesday, we're not expecting any rainfall."

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The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs in KZN says a significant amount of rainfall is expected. It says its teams are on standby in the Ladysmith, Abaqulusi, Newcastle, uMsunduzi, Ray Nkonyeni and Kokstad areas. 

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