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Look What Happened Yesterday In KZN? It Will Leave You In Shook. Mzansi Is Saddened. Read The Follow

On Saturday, members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) aided a driver whose Toyota Corolla stalled on Genazzano Road in Sea Tides, KZN, while he attempted to navigate the flooded road.

Unit of Reaction South Africa (RUSA)

As severe rains wreaked devastation across KwaZulu-Natal, members of the SANDF were recruited to assist disaster response teams.

On Sunday morning, a number of bridges and roads were washed away, while others remained flooded. As a result, motorists have been warned to exercise extreme caution on the roads.

Beginning on Friday, the torrential rains wreaked havoc on the province's infrastructure, particularly in the eThekwini district.

uMdloti, one of the most seriously impacted places, had a number of landslides on Saturday night, resulting in the destruction of portions of structures and roadways. This caused several residents to leave the neighborhood in search of shelter elsewhere.

According to reports, a bridge on Pinetown's Stockville Road washed away on Saturday night, while portions of Isipingo remained inaccessible owing to water. Saturday evening, a number of KZN roads were closed owing to mudslides, while others were blocked by fallen trees and utility lines.

In addition, the storm damaged water infrastructure in northern eThekwini.

The red (Level 10) warning issued by the South African Weather Service for the whole province over the weekend remained in effect on Sunday.

The EThekwini Municipality reported a high likelihood of localized flooding and landslides in sensitive regions within the municipality. In addition, homeowners and motorists were warned to use extreme caution.

Premier Sihle Zikalala stated that 190 residents of Tehuis were evacuated to the SJ Hall on Saturday evening.

"If you live in a flood-prone location and the authorities order you to evacuate, please comply," Zikalal pleaded.

Sunday was predicted to bring torrential rains to the northern areas of the province, including Empangeni and Richards Bay.

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