- The City of Tshwane Twitter page recently took to its timeline to remind its citizens that officials of that area remain on high alert
- In the tweet, they assure locals that they are waiting prepared should the need arise for them to remedy any issues that arise from the tropical cyclone
- They also said that they are basically working overtime to prevent any power outages that the rain may bring
Tropical Cyclone Eloise is leaving a series of disasters in its wake. Cities have been left in ruins as floods and storms caused mass destruction and chaos. The City of Tshwane mayor recently headed to Twitter to reassure its people.
In a lengthy picture post tweet, @cityoftshwane wrote that the officials in the city remain on high alert. They also said that they were on stand-by to ensure that power outages will be quickly dealt with should the issue arise.
"City of Tshwane teams are on high alert and ready to respond to outages and disruptions as a result of Tropical Cyclone Eloise. @tshwane_mayor."
Locals felt very reassured by the post, taking to the comment section to pose questions and share their thoughts. Read a few of them below:
"No power the whole day at Waterkloof Heights. Please can you kindly confirm ETR."
"Still no power in east Lynne since 1AM"
"Thank you for fixing the power in PTA gardens problem has been resolved, please can we work on more efficient communication and also quick response it's not okay for people to sit without power for 18 hours. Thank you"
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Cyclone Eloise struck Madagascar on Friday night and left a trail of destruction which has been well-documented on Twitter. Tweeps took to social media to share their reactions to the news coming from South Africa's island neighbour.
Quite a few users wanted to know why Madagascar always gets hit by cyclones and how they get their names. Madagascar lies in a geographic position which is often in the path of cyclones and tropical storms, the storms are generated over the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and their paths takes them west.
Cyclones, hurricanes, typhoons and storms get given gender-specific names which alternate between male and female. If 2020 started with a male then 2021 started with a female.
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