WATCH: Looting of Shoprite truck, parts of N2 collapse, loadshedding #KZNFloods

WATCH: Looting of Shoprite truck, parts of N2 collapse, loadshedding #KZNFloods

Reports of a truck being looted and various parts of the N2 collapsing have been coming through.

Shoprite truck being looted in KZN/Twitter/Yusuf Abramjee

The rain continues to batter KwaZulu-Natal.

Many roads have been affected by the persistent rainfall in KZN.

Authorities have advised on the below, affecting the all important N2 and the R102:

  • The N2 going towards Durban after Ultra City has collapsed and the detour is through rural areas.
  • The N2 South coming from Durban after Ultra City is in the process of collapsing and the detour is through Umkomaas onto the R102 the old main road into Scottburgh.                
  • The R102 has washed away before the Scottburgh mal. This means that all traffic is now diverted through Umkomaas and Scottburgh suburbs causing concern.

Read more: KZN flood toll rises to 443 as deluge eases

There are also reports of a Shoprite truck being looted on the M19, Umgeni Road:

Adding to the current situation in KZN, Eskom has also announced that a fragile power system has forced the power utility to implement stage 2 load shedding in order to manage and replenish emergency generation reserves.

Read more: Stage 2 load shedding in effect until Wednesday

Emergency Contact Numbers KZN
Emergency contact numbers to take note of during the KZN Floods/East Coast Radio

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