Durban North beach and promenade were flooded as large swells moved over barriers.
The South African Weather Service is urging people not to swim in the Durban North Beach area until wave activity returns to normal
The unusual conditions are believed to be caused by a tropical disturbance in the ocean and the conditions could last for the next few days.
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This article first appeared on 702 : [WATCH] Massive swells hit Durban beach