The Sable Height camp in the Kruger National Park had to
evacuated on Saturday morning due to flooding.
The Sable Height camp in the Kruger National Park had to evacuated on Saturday morning due to flooding.
SA National Parks (SanParks) spokesperson, Ike Phaahla, says it followed the heavy rain through out Friday night.
“We had to get the guests out, which we did successfully,” says Phaahla.
Teams are also monitoring the viability of the access roads to the Park, while guests have been urged to be cautious and avoid roads near low lying bridges.
Meanwhile, more severe thunderstorms have been forecast from Saturday afternoon.
UPDATE - The KNP has received heavy rains in the Northern part. Sable Hide was flooded, Letaba low water bridge is also under water. Shimuwuni & Mopani Rest Camps not accessible via low water bridge. (H14)— Kruger National Park (@SANParksKNP) November 23, 2019
📷 SANParks Kruger National Park pic.twitter.com/SFKZPc3K2Z
PLEASE NOTE: due to recent rain, Giriyondo road is very slippery. From the tar road to Makhadzi, guests must preferably be in 4x4 then after Makhadzi to the boarder it is drivable.— Kruger National Park (@SANParksKNP) November 23, 2019
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