There has been several flooding cases at homes and streets, particularly informal settlements in the region.
Buffalo City Metro (BCM) is undertaking evacuations in Mdantsane Zone 1 and teams are on-site in Zone 3 and 18 today (8 January).
BCM is on high alert and has activated it’s Disaster Management teams including Fire Services, Traffic Services and Law Enforcement.
Ward Councillors and officials are providing disaster relief packages and alternative accommodation to the families whose homes have been swept or invaded by water.
Residents are advised to exercise caution especially those residing in low lying areas. They should seek alternative accommodation. Motorists must avoid crossing on flooded roads, bridges and drains.