Heavy rains claim dozens of lives in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal
TRT World says the death toll from floods and mudslides after rainstorms struck the South African port city of Durban and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province has climbed to 59, authorities said.
The country’s meteorologists on Tuesday predicted more “extreme” rains on the way accompanied by “widespread flooding”.
“Many people lost their lives with Ethekwini (Durban metro) alone reporting 45 so far,” while in the iLembe district “more than 14 are reported to have tragically lost their lives,” the provincial government said in a statement.
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