- The severe weather in KwaZulu-Natal has escalated
- The Department of Education has called for schools to close amid severe storm warnings
- More floods, thunderstorms and tornadoes have since been caught on camera
The weather conditions in KwaZulu-Natal have gone from bad to worse as the province braces for the storm's peak on Thursday.
The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department has since instructed schools to send pupils home immediately due to the weather predictions.
“We have directed that all pupils who are not writing examinations today must be released immediately to go home due to predicted bad weather conditions. Those who are writing must continue with their planned sessions and be released immediately after finishing. Where possible, parents must be informed to collect their children to ensure safe return home,” said the Head of Department Eugene Nzama.
Several posts have since surfaced on social media showing more floods, thunderstorms and even two more alleged tornadoes.
Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the videos and photos of the KwaZulu-Natal storms posted online.
One social media user, who goes by the Twitter handle @Savage__RSA, posted a video of yet another tornado.
According to @Savage__RSA, the footage was filmed on Thursday in Isipingo.
Storm report SA posted another tornado warning on Twitter with a video filmed near Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal.
"More footage coming in from Showan Marescia of a tornado in the Bergville area in KZN. This is still unconfirmed and a developing story," the post was captioned.
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