Jul 21, 2024

KZN Flooding | Death Toll Rises


Heavy rains have left a trail of destruction in KwaZulu-Natal as Disaster Management teams worked throughout the night responding to various incidents. It was reported that heavy rains that may cause flooding to be expected this past weekend in Gauteng and KZN.

Several roads have collapsed , major entries into Durban, including the N2 and M4, are underwater. Boats have been requested to rescue workers stuck in shoulder-high water in Isipingo, south west of Durban.

Heavy rains have continued across parts of the province. “This has prompted the provincial Education Department to advise schools and parents to use their discretion on whether to send children to school or allow them to stay at home.”

The SANDF is sent in to help with the devastating flooding, reports indicate over 20 people confirmed dead and many unaccounted for. South Africa calls on employers and schools to allow leave for people to fix Their properties. “Dear employers in KZN, time for y’all to show empathy & allow your employees a bit of time today to sort out their lives.


People are also encourage to stay home and not attempt using roads. Airport containers washed away with the death toll also rising. More reports to be shared as this is an ongoing breaking news.