Storm rips through 7 Limpopo villages leaving hundreds destitute

2016-12-25 19:52
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Thohoyandou - Hundreds of residents in Limpopo were left homeless on Christmas Eve after a storm tore apart their houses and disrupted water and electricity supply. 

The local disaster management said preliminary investigations showed that seven villages were affected with 64 households left to pick up the pieces.
Vhembe district municipality spokesperson Matodzi Ralushai said officials have been sent to analyse the extent of the damage.

Ralushai said as a result of the storm, there were water shortages in some areas.

Electricity poles in some areas were also left on the verge of collapse. No one was injured, he said.

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