Disaster management centre activated across WC following storm damage

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This is in response to flooding and severe damage caused by galeforce winds and heavy rains that have battered the Cape since Sunday.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Local Government and Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell says their disaster management centre has been activated across the province.

Since the weather office's Orange Level 9 warning for severe thunderstorms, widespread flooding has been reported in both informal settlements and formal housing areas alike.• Load shedding suspended in flood-hit Western and Eastern Cape coastal areas


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