Tongaat resident: "The devastation to our community is severe"

Tongaat resident: "The devastation to our community is severe"

Residents band together to help this KZN community.

Storm-affected Tongaat residents relocated to community halls

Tongaat has been one of the communities struck the hardest across our province. Initiatives were launched to help this community as of Monday afternoon. Roshan Lil-Ruthan has led some of these initiates and has been on-the-ground since the weather turned. 

Lil-Ruthan, communications spokesperson and liaison officer of the Verulam Water Crisis Committee, joined East Coast Breakfast for a critical update:

The harsh weather conditions have struck KwaZulu-Natal hard. Our thoughts are with those affected by the storm. 

Fortunately, Stacey and J Sbu were able to provide a heartwarming update later in the day with Lil-Ruthan. Take a listen here: 

Here are some of the heartbreaking scenes shared by East Coasters across the province: 

Click here for an up-to-date view of the weather conditions.

It is essential to take precautions for another day of uncertain weather conditions. While it is expected during the day will be mostly cloudy conditions. Stay in touch with your community groups and TUNE IN to East Coast Radio for the necessary updates. 

Here are some top tips during a storm:

Tips to stay safe and secure during the stormy weather

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