[Watch] Parts of Cavendish Square roof blown away #CapeStorm

Cavendish Square has announced that it has closed its doors due to the severe weather conditions in Claremont, after videos circulated of the roof taking a beating in the heavy wind.

Neighbourly (an App) shared this to Twitter showing roof sheets lifting in the wind.

The video below, filmed by Candice Vietri, shows debris from Cavendish Square's roof falling onto a passing vehicle. (Warning: Strong language)

Keep revisiting the EWN #CapeStorm live blog for updates

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