South Africa has witnessed flooding as a result of heavy rainfall since the tropical storm Eloise started wreaking havoc in Mozambique, Now 8 lives have been lost and 5 more have gone missing.
A search operation has been launched for the missing persons, One of them was a 13 year old boy who was last seen riding a horse, Although the horse has been recovered he sadly has not been.
The South African Weather Report(SAWS) reports more possible flooding in the North-West, Free-State and Limpopo, Houses have been filled with water and bridges have been collapsing as a cause of the flood.
There is no telling when these floods will cease, Staying safe from floods is our best option until the floods stop.
The water continues to flow and people are advised to stay safe and away from running water to avoid being swept and drowning. If needs be evacuate your house or your car in such an event of flooding.
The South African Weather System further reports.
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