- Parts of Cape Town have been plunged into darkness and left without water recently as a ferocious storm rages across the coast
- Some areas of the metropolis have even been forced to evacuate due to the damages caused by strong winds and heavy rain
- The City of Cape Town has issued warnings over the destruction and is working hard to restore amenities such as electricity and water to certain areas
Cape Town has found itself in a state of chaos after a massive cold front hit the city this weekend.
With torrential rain and winds reaching up to 90km/hour, many are suffering from the havoc-wreaking storm.
Many residents in and around the greater Cape Town area have lost roofs from their houses, while some areas were plunged into darkness and left without water.
A building in Bellville reportedly had to evacuate up to 1000 residents from a building, which had started to collapse due to the harsh winds, The South African Reported.
Uprooted trees in various areas are affecting traffic flow and several passes around Cape Town have been closed off due to dangerous landslides and falling rocks.
A man has reportedly passed away after attempting to fix a power outage affecting his home during the storm.
SA Weather Service issued warnings and provided detailed information about the approaching storm.
Briefly.co.za saw that locals were amazed by the strength of the winds and downpours around the city.
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