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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.
The Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will slap the Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane with a maintanance bill for about R3.5 million.
Twitter is abuzz with hilarious memes and statuses about the storm that hit the Cape regions, with many suggesting the storm should be named Storm Helen.
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.