At least 1,300 CT residents affected by severe weather
Informal settlers in Nyanga, Strand and Khayelitsha were affected by flooding after heavy rainfall.
CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town says about 1,300 residents have been affected by inclement weather over the past 24 hours.
Strong winds and heavy rainfall lashed the mother city last night.
Informal settlers in Nyanga, Strand and Khayelitsha were affected by flooding as a result.
The city's disaster risk unit's Charlotte Powell said, "Our NGO partners are providing relief, the city's human settlement department is also providing flood kits. They're working towards clearing roads and unblocking roads."
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