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Strong winds flatten and overturn temp classrooms at Strand school

Several temporary classrooms at Nomzamo High School were gutted overnight, as heavy rains and strong winds pummeled parts of the Cape.

Some of the temporary classrooms at the Nomzamo High School in Strand that were damaged by a storm on 12 July 2020. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - Adverse weather conditions have caused extensive damage at a school in Nomzamo, just outside Strand.

Several temporary classrooms at Nomzamo High School were gutted overnight, as heavy rains and strong winds pummeled parts of the Cape.

The Western Cape Education Department's Bronagh Hammond said that a team had been deployed to the school to determine the extent of the damage.

"The school has been dismissed, both learners and teachers have been sent home for safety reasons because of the debris that is still flying around in the strong winds."

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