[PHOTOS] Storm wreaks widespread damage across Amanzimtoti

The N2 has been closed in Prospecton near old airport, where cars were engulfed in water earlier.

These are the latest reports from residents and ward 97 councillor, Andre Beetge of the rain damage to Amanzimtoti, to date.

Mudslide over Mopani Road with no access.

Stay away from Isundu Road, as water is coming down Kingfisher, Gordon and Bhengu roads. It has flooded the road and pumpstation, with the water level almost 1m deep.

Northern end of Beach Road toward Pipeline Beach is isolated after the embankment came down.

READ ALSO: Amanzimtoti storm turns stream into raging river

Beware of tree branches on the road surface along Kingsway, Warner Beach near the Almond Road intersection.

It is believed a parked car was swept away, possibly into the lagoon. This could not be confirmed.

Kingsway in front of Amanzimtoti railway station is closed and impassable.

The N2 has been closed opposite Galleria, as well as in Prospecton near old airport, where cars were engulfed in water earlier.

eThekwini Municipality issued a warning for all residents to stay indoors. The current wind has been measured at 70 kilometres per hour and is extremely dangerous.

All roads in the southern parts of Durban have been closed.

Lifeguards have joined in the search to check whether everyone has been evacuated from Amanzimtoti CBD.

Amanzimtoti SPCA has shut its doors.

  AUTHOR
Earl Baillache
Journalist

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