Five Dead in South Africa Floods, Mudslides.
Written by News Room on April 12, 2022
Authorities said on Tuesday say at least five people have been killed in floods and mudslides across South Africa’s port city of Durban following heavy rains in recent days.
Days of rains have flooded several areas and shut dozens of roads across the city, which is popular for its idyllic beaches.
Spokesman for the Cooperative Governance ministry, Lungi Mtshali told newsmen five deaths have been reported so far (but) they are still busy gathering information from the emergency services
The risk management department in the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, of which Durban is the largest city, urged people to stay at home and ordered those residing in low-lying areas to move to higher ground.