Many residents of the popular seaside town of Donald Perry in Umdloti, north of Durban, are blaming a new development, Salta Sibaya, which registered R1bn in sales at its launch, for the destruction that wiped out homes during the KwaZulu-Natal floods this month. The developer of Salta Sibaya, Devmco Group, says the accusations are unfounded and that Salta Sibaya’s stormwater management plan was approved by the eThekwini municipality.
KZN experienced another flooding episode this past weekend. The area of Umdloti was affected the first time and they have just started to recover and just a month later another flooding happened leaving the area with even more damage. What used to be a holiday destination for many tourists to gather is now just a disastrous sight to look at.
Last night KZN faced another lot of flooding. The areas that were serverly affected was the La mercy, seatides and Umdloti area. People were even forced to leave their complex as it was getting washed away. This is so sad because KZN faced the first episode of flooding last month.
The video footage shows an incident where the heavy rains and flooding started happening in the area and it seem to be starting all over again, the people in the area are seriously concerned with their lives because they have the impression that they are going to experience a repeat of what happened last month.
Flats in Surfside Umdloti had to be evacuated due to last night's flooding. Surfside residents had to be evacuated last night as the flooding caused alot of damage to the flats. Pictures and videos shared to social media by residents in Umdloti show that the entire road has sunk in.
https://fb.watch/ckzQDlKXKC/ The incident happened in Umdloti whereby a whole apartment is destroyed, all the furniture is washed away and the families are devastated by the destruction and they have been forced to find ways to live by asking from the relatives and friends to stay for several days until they can get their situation alright.
23 MAY 2022. Current situation (Floods) in Kwazulu Natal, La Mercy Beach, Umdloti . God may you continue to be with Elvis Nyathi. In addition KZN is not like other provinces. If you want to believe read below 1: KZN is the only province that has its name KwaZulu Natal in South Africa 🇿🇦.
The violent flood happening in KwaZulu Natal has continued to wreck havoc in the area as many destruction and deaths are being recorded every hour. The disaster has continued to spread out to other areas not affected initially and residents are currently on high alert. Ever since the natural disaster commenced, over 600 deaths have been recorded and properties worth billions of rands had already been lost to the tragic incident.
Fire broke out in a taxi while traveling to Umdloti Beach Road near waterloo in KwaZulu-Natal. Four people were injured on Friday 20 May,after jumping out on a taxi that has caught fire. In a statement by (Rusa) Reaction Unit South Africa said it was contacted by witness requesting assistance for the injured victims
It strike again in KZN yesterday night people where forced to move out of their building to safe grous to prevent getting crushed by falling buildings, yesterday building where falling together with roads and flooding roads. Motorists got stuck along the way finding that roads had collapsed, water on high level and its not worth risking to cross because the last flood taught them that do not under estimate the power of water.
A violent storm system swept over multiple regions of the province a little over a month ago, taking the lives of over 400 people and leaving 88 others unaccounted for. Many people living in KwaZulu-Natal are just just beginning the process of recovery from the pain, loss of property, and grief caused by the floods, and yet here we are again.
https://www.iol.co.za/news/look-umdloti-residents-blame-property-developer-for-mudslides-that-damaged-homes-during-floods-36e64a4a-819a-467d-871c-b0e9953dea99?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1653465536 The picket was organized external the entry to the Salta improvement on the M27, heading into uMdloti. Story go on beneath Advertisement Around 50 - 60 concerned occupants gave up with indications challenging the designer, asserting it was answerable for the obliteration during the new floods.
Asanda Mkhize, a sixth-grader who had been missing since the beginning of the year, was recovered with only one hand and the lower half of her body. Tshelihle Primary School in Clermont Township, Durban, is where Asanda was last seen by her teacher on May 17.
KZN floods: uMdloti Residents Blame Property Developer For Mudslides That Damaged Homes During Flood
KZN floods: uMdloti residents blame property developer for mudslides that damaged homes during floods, this is truly a sad state of Defence that has been happening here with the money flowers that have ravaged the area a lot of people have been left destitute and unable to find ways to get buy because they keep getting hit by The Heavy rains.
After more than 30 hours of rain, the small resort town of Umdloti located on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has been devastated by floods that have caused damage to homes worth multiple millions of rand. People had the mistaken belief that the flooding had subsided and that it wouldn't return to KZN, but it did both of those things.
The little KwaZulu-Natal north coast resort town of uMdloti has been assaulted by floods which harmed multimillion-rand properties after downpour enduring over 30 hours. KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical services representative Robert Mckenzie said uMdloti was one of "the most seriously impacted" by the floods. "uMdloti and its encompassing regions are seriously impacted ... across the entire region there's been restricted flooding however it's not much.
URGENT MESSAGE FROM THE KZN PREMIER TO THE PEOPLE OF KWAZULU-NATAL AS THE STORM CONTINUES A cold front has slammed the province of KwaZulu-Natal, as forecast by the weather authorities. We are currently receiving heavy rainfall, and some places are already facing floods. We wish to issue warnings to all of our communities, particularly those in the Durban Basin, which includes uMlazi, Wentworth, Isipingo, Amanzimtoti, Westbrook, and uMdloti, Tongaat.
eThekwini metro is a metro in eThekwini, South Africa In Umdloti, Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda is joined by deputy mayor Philani Mavundla. Philani Mavundla, Deputy Mayor of eThekwini, refutes Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana's allegation that no application for flood relief monies had been submitted. On Wednesday, Godongwana made the declaration, putting KZN politicians in the crosshairs of tens of thousands of people who had been displaced for nearly two months.
Reaction Unit South Africa operations centre received a lot of calls from Beach goers after a security guard got shot dead in a drive by shooting. According to the Reaction Unit South Africa news report, yesterday 21 December 2021 a drive by shooting occurred on North Beach Road in Umdloti, the incident has claimed a life of a security guard and two of his colleagues who were also inside the vehicle when the shooting got seriously injured.
On Tuesday early evening; Emergency Medical Services (EMS); were called to a shooting incident which happened outside a popular restaurant in Umdloti; northern suburbs of Durban; KwaZulu Natal. Netcare 911's Shawn Herbst told a local newspaper that; a black Mercedes Benz; that had been parked near the restaurant; drove by a white Toyota Corolla; and its occupants opened fire on the occupants of the Toyota Corolla.