Heavy rains disrupted the opening of schools for the first time in 2021
By Moeletsi | self meida writer
Published 18 days ago - 920 views
Heavy rains disrupted the opening of schools for the first time in 2021 as students were supposed to go to school but ended up unable to attend ward 5 in Gedleza due to flooded roads and flooded rivers.
Local Superintendent Thulani Dlamini said teachers were disturbed as they were not able to travel. ward councilor Mr Bonginkosi Mahaye said he had contacted the authorities to calm them down.
On the other hand, people in ward 6 have been left homeless as their homes have been destroyed by heavy rains.
Ward Councilor Vusi Gumbi said he had been able to visit some of the villages, "I have been able to visit some of them but I am still not sure how many are left as the situation continues to deteriorate as it is still raining. concludes Gumede.
KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Mr Sipho Hlomuka has warned residents to beware of rivers and dams as food can be wasted at a time when it is raining heavily in the province
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