Flash floods hit parts of Kruger National Park

Flash floods hit parts of Kruger National Park

The Sable Height camp in the Kruger National Park had to evacuated on Saturday morning due to flooding.

KNP Flooding in November

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. 


A third tornado hits KwaZulu-Natal

Disaster management teams have been deployed to the Utrecht area, where a tornado swept through on Friday evening. The Kwazulu-Natal department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) says in a statement the tornado damaged large parts of the Watervaal Correctional Services facility. The damage extends to 20 houses that have been utilised by staff.

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