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Mayor Kaunda Urges Residents to Be Vigilant As The City Experience Heavy Rainfall
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Date: 2021-10-04 13:29:27

Mayor Kaunda Urges Residents to Be Vigilant As The City Experience Heavy Rainfall

ETHEKWINI NEWSFLASH

For Immediate Release

16 March 2020

Mayor Kaunda Urges Residents to Be Vigilant As The City Experience Heavy Rainfall

EThekwini Municipality Mayor, Mxolisi Kaunda has urged motorists to exercise extreme caution while driving on wet roads during the heavy rainfall which is expected to continue throughout the day into the evening.

The South African Weather Service forecast has indicated that there is a rain probability of 60 percent with a rain amount of 20mm in Durban today.

The Mayor has also cautioned residents living in flood-prone areas to be vigilant and alert our disaster management centre on 031 361 0000 in case of emergency.

“Our disaster management teams are ready to respond and assist residents who might be affected. We also urge motorists to keep a safe following distance and to obey road rules to avoid accidents,” said Kaunda.

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Issued by the Mayor’s Office. For more information, kindly contact Mluleki Mntungwa on ‪060 974 1140‬.‬‬‬‬‬‬