Hundreds of KZN households affected by severe storm

2016-11-06 17:21

Durban – One person was killed and about 220 household were affected by a severe storm in KwaZulu-Natal's uMzinyathi district at the weekend, the co-operative governance department said on Sunday.

MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube said about 11 people were injured in Nquthu. One person was killed by a lightning strike in eNtabeni, Msinga.

Disaster management officials visited the family of Thandekile Ndaba, 78, whose house collapsed during heavy rains in Ndindini, Nquthu. The family of six then had to share a home with one of their neighbours.

Last week, heavy rains damaged homes in the Alfred Duma municipality (Ladysmith).

 

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