Rainy weather claims first victim

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Cape Town - The winter weather lashing the Cape claimed its first victim on Wednesday.

Two unidentified men were found huddled under wet cardboard boxes on Main Road in Kuilsriver.

ER24's Vanessa Joubert said the one man had already died when the paramedics arrived at the scene.

The other man, barely clinging to life, was treated at the scene and then rushed to Tygerberg Hospital by ambulance.

He has already shown signs of improvement and is moving his limbs.

The man is still receiving treatment in hospital, according to Joubert.

Disaster Risk Management said on Wednesday that several areas across the Peninsula had been affected by flooding due to the heavy rains.

They are currently assisting those affected by the weather in informal settlements around the city.

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