DNA helps police identify body of toddler swept away in flash floods

2016-12-02 10:56

The body of a toddler found on the banks of the Jukskei River in Buccleuch a week ago is that of Everlate Chauke who who was swept away during flash floods in Alexandra, Gauteng police have confirmed.

Bathabile Dlamini comforts parents of toddler swept away by floods

2016-11-24 22:08

President of the ANC Women's League Bathabile Dlamini has told the family of the 3-year-old Everlate Chauke who was swept away by the floods not to blame themselves.

Toddler's body found in Jukskei River

2016-11-22 18:05

The body of a child believed to be 3-year old toddler Everite Chauke who was swept away during flash floods in Alexandra has been found in the Juskskei River, say police.

Joburg couple turns to social media to find dog missing after flash floods

2016-11-16 14:11

A Johannesburg couple, who lost all their household belongings in the recent flash floods, has turned to social media pleading for help to try and find their dog which went missing after their home was flooded.

Govt will help floods victims - Zuma promises

2016-11-15 18:56

Government will do everything in its power to help the victims of the flash floods in Alexandra, Johannesburg, President Jacob Zuma has said.

'How we were attacked by the river'

2016-11-15 10:44

The informal settlement of Setswetla in Alexandra bore the brunt of the flooding last Wednesday.

Flash flood: Search for missing girl intensifies

2016-11-13 20:49

The search for the missing girl swept away by flash floods in Alexandra will be intensified, the Johannesburg Emergency Medical Services say.

We need closure, says family of toddler missing after floods

2016-11-11 17:41

The search and rescue operation to find missing 3-year-old Everite Chauke has been called off for the day with her family still looking for closure.

Father 'tried for dear life' to rescue daughter missing after Joburg floods

2016-11-11 09:41

The family of the 3-year-old girl who was swept away by the flooded Jukskei River in Alexandra say they are going through tremendous heartache and finding it hard to face reality.

Motorists urged to avoid Joburg roads prone to flooding

2016-11-10 20:11

The JMPD has warned motorists to avoid roads which are prone to flooding including the N1 Buccleuch interchange, M1 Athol Road off-ramp and the N3 Linksfield Road.


Week-old baby among 6 dead from flooding in Colombia

2016-12-02 10:44

Six people including an 8-day-old baby were killed when their home was washed away by heavy rains in the southern Colombian city of Cali.

Father of girl missing in JHB flash floods blames himself

The father of the three-year-old girl who went missing during flash floods two weeks ago said he blamed himself.

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Search continues for Alexandra toddler swept away

2016-11-22 05:42

A decision about whether to continue the search for missing Alexandra toddler Everite Chauke will be taken on Tuesday, Johannesburg emergency services said on Monday.

A Toyota Supra caught in Joburg's floods is too much to handle

2016-11-16 07:03

Footage of a Toyota Supra caught under a flooded Johannesburg bridge would make any petrolhead weep.

We doubt he will change anything - Alex residents on Zuma's visit

2016-11-15 12:29

While some residents of in Alexandra have expressed joy that President Jacob Zuma is going to visit after recent flash floods, others say his presence won't make a difference.

Rescuers not losing hope in search for missing girl

2016-11-15 08:41

Although the search for the 3-year-old girl swept away in flooding in Alexandra has become frustrating, rescuers will not lose hope, Johannesburg Emergency Services say.

Divers find body of pregnant woman missing after flash floods

2016-11-12 13:51

The body of a pregnant woman who disappeared during flash floods in Edenvale this week has been found, Gauteng police say.

Weather Service says reports of storm a hoax

2016-11-11 16:02

The South African Weather Service says that reports of an impending severe storm is a hoax.

Heavy rains, thunderstorm warning for KZN

2016-11-10 21:03

Disaster management teams across KwaZulu-Natal have been placed on high alert in anticipation of heavy rains and thunderstorms on Thursday night and Friday.

Truck drivers explain how they saved lives in floods

2016-11-10 15:40

Truck drivers Luca Boda and Vuyani Dingiswayo describe how they saved several people from flash floods on the N3 in Linksfield, Johannesburg.

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