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Cape Town – The inter-ministerial committee set up to find ways of dealing with the drought affecting the country is expected to provide an update of its work on Thursday.

In June, a state of disaster was declared in all provinces, except Gauteng.

At the time, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said the drought was due to below-average rainfall, increased maximum temperatures, and heatwaves.

Water restrictions have been implemented in various parts of the country. 


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