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More than R220 million of funds set aside for farmers hard-hit by drought has reportedly vanished. The money came from national government, and was meant for drought relief in KwaZulu-Natal. This followed the 2015 drought
According to the latest reports, the dam levels in Cape Town increased by 6,3%. The levels are now a total of 38,1% full, thanks to the rain of the past few weeks. Despite this, residents are asked to keep using water smartly.
It's raining, it's pouring and the Cape couldn't be happier. Local residents have taken to social media to share their videos of gushing dams, and raging torrents - a site that has been missing from the area for far too long.
A massive storm is expected to bring some much-needed relief to Cape Town early next week. Some snowfall has also been forecasted for some higher areas.
The water situation in the City of Cape Town gone from bad to worse after the city urged residents to keep an emergency stock of two to five litres of water.