Warning: Expect flooding in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend

Warning: Expect flooding in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend

KZN citizens, please be prepared, as a flood warning has been announced.

Tete, Moatize. Revuboe River Bridge. January 2022
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There has been a flood warning issued for Durban and KZN.

According to the eThekwini Municipality, there is a cold front with destructive rain that has a high chance of bringing about localised flooding.

Msawakhe Mayisela, who is the Municipal spokesperson, said Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has instructed disaster management personnel to be on standby.

Read more: Human-induced climate change has doubled chances

KZN residents asked to stay home amid storms, flooding
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There is an urgent call for residents living in low lying areas to evacuate to safer areas. 

The South African Weather Service has issued a Yellow Level 2 and Level 4 disruptive rain warning for KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday. 

Read more: Zikalala warns of potential flooding in KZN this weekend

The flood warning has the potential to impact these areas: eThekwini, Mkhambathini, Ray Nkonyeni Umdoni, and Umzumbe. 

The flooding of roads, bridges, low lying areas, and informal settlements is being predicted.

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Please be safe out there this weekend, KZN.

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