Heavy rains, cold ex­pected

The New Age (KwaZulu-Natal) - - Front Page -

KZN is on alert fol­low­ing warn­ings of heavy rains and cold con­di­tions from today.

The South African Weather Ser­vice has warned of lo­calised flood­ing and snowfall over the south-western high ground of KZN be­tween tonight and to­mor­row morn­ing.

The eThek­wini mu­nic­i­pal­ity urged res­i­dents to take pre­cau­tion­ary mea­sures, in­clud­ing stay­ing in­doors and off the roads where pos­si­ble and avoid­ing cross­ing rivers and swollen streams where the wa­ter is above an­kle height.

“If trapped in a ve­hi­cle by wa­ter, aban­don it and seek higher ground.”

Res­i­dents are re­quested to only call the dis­as­ter man­age­ment call cen­tre for emer­gen­cies on 031 361 0000.

For more info res­i­dents should call the weather ser­vice on 012 367 6000 or visit www.weath­ersa.co.za.

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