Amanzimtoti storm turns stream into raging river

Houses in Winifred Close, Warner Beach have been severely damaged by the heavy rains and strong winds experienced this morning, Tuesday, 10 October.

The stream that usually trickles down the side of the road turned into a rapid, raging river. This river is now at the level of some gardens, has flooded many homes and even submerged one garden flat.

More updates to follow.

View the pictures:

 

Watch the video of the raging river, taken by Justin Greening:

 

Everyone is urged to stay off all roads today, if possible. The N2 by Kingsway Hospital has been closed in both directions.

 

Today’s detailed rain and wind report, supplied by Windy:

6am:

2,2mm rainfall

17kt SW wind

9am:

6mm rainfall

17kt SW wind

12am:

15mm rainfall

25kt SW wind

3pm:

21mm rainfall

24kt SW wind

6pm:

2mm rainfall

24kt SW wind

9pm:

No predicted rainfall

21kt SW wind

 

Anyone who is experiencing devastation is urged to sned through photos, videos and information to hollykdbn.caxton.co.za.

 

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Holly Konig
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