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Number of areas affected by flooding in CT

Officials are assessing informal settlements in Khayelitsha, Strand and Philippi, among other areas.

FILE: Cape Town Disaster Risk Management is assessing water damaged homes  in Khayelitsha. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Unit said a number of areas in the city have been affected by flooding.

Officials are assessing informal settlements in Khayelitsha, Strand and Philippi, among other areas.

Heavy rains have been lashing the Cape Peninsula since last night.

Disaster Risk Management's Charlotte Powell said several roads have also been affected.

"There are places that have been affected such as Langa, Pinelands, Bishop Lavis, Gordons Bay, Constantia and Bellville. Trees have blown down in the affected areas and the city's fire and forest department have activated teams to clear up the areas."

WATCH: Cape rains bring misery to Khayelitsha

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