Parts of Cape Town flooded after recent heavy rains

Parts of Cape Town flooded after recent heavy rains

- Cape Town experienced heavy rainfall and various areas were flooded as a result; the City remains on high alert

- No serious injuries were reported during the latest floods, but citizens are cautioned to be careful

- The rainfall is expected to clear during the afternoon and spread to KwaZulu-Natal

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Water was rushing down Cape Town streets on Sunday after heavy rains. While the water is most welcome after the recent drought problems, nature caused havoc for Capetonians.

Informal settlements in Cape Town were hit hard by floods. Affected settlements included Atlantis, Gugulethu, Khayelitsha, Kraaifontein, Macassar, Maitland, and Philippi.

The City of Cape Town reported that heavy downpours have affected various roads across the city.

The Roads and Stormwater Department is working hard to clear the roads.

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Other areas reported affected were Elsies River, Goodwood, Hanover Park, Parow, Ravensmead, Somerset West, Uitsig, and Woodstock.

According to reports by The Daily Sun, the City is handing out flood kits to citizens, just in case.

Briefly.co.za learned that the frosty cold front that hit Cape Town is expected to clear up by Tuesday. Rainfall will clear soon in the Western Cape, and spread to KwaZulu-Natal by Monday evening.

No one has been reported injured and no serious damage is believed to have been sustained during the heavy rainfall and flooding.

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