Mop-up operations under way after heavy rains in parts of WC

Heavy rains have lashed Cape Town and surrounds since last weekend, causing flooding in some areas.

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CAPE TOWN - Mop-up operations are under way across parts of the Western Cape on Thursday.

Heavy rains have lashed Cape Town and surrounds since last weekend, causing flooding in some areas.

The inclement weather also pummeled parts of the Garden Route.

Disaster Risk Management spokesperson Charlotte Powell said: “The city's Disaster Risk Management Center will continue assessments and is collaborating with Sassa to provide soft relief meals and blankets to identify priority areas.”

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