CoCT emergency services on standby for incoming cold front

Members of the public are reminded to contact the municipality in the event of an emergency.

FILE: Heavy rain hit Cape Town on 9 July 2020. Picture: Zunaid Ishmael/Eyewitness News

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town said that its services and agencies were on standby ahead of the predicted inclement weather.

Capetonians better grab their raincoats and blankets, as a cold front makes landfall on Tuesday night.

Disaster Risk Management's Chantel Alexander: "The South African Weather Service has advised that a cold front will make landfall tonight, bring rainfall and also strong north-westerly winds along the coast reaching speeds of between 45km/h and 60km/h. Rough and choppy sea conditions are predicted too."

Members of the public are reminded to contact the municipality in the event of an emergency.

"Residents are urged to exercise caution and to contact the city's public emergency communications centre on 021 480 7700 from a cellphone or 107 from a landline."

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