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2 injured as tree falls on law enforcement vehicle during extreme weather in CPT

1 June 2018 7:40 AM
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Heavy rainfall warning
Flooding
extreme weather
Cape Town rainfall
A severe weather warning remains in Cape Town following heavy rains overnight, causing localised flooding.

A severe weather warning remains in place in Cape Town following heavy rains overnight causing localised flooding in parts of the city.

In Parow around 300 houses were flooded while there have also been reports of severe flooding in Goodwood and other parts of the Northern Suburbs.

I would please ask motorists to exercise a bit of caution, be careful on the roads, especially with following distance and to be aware of any potential hazards.

Richard Bosman, executive director for Safety and Security, City of Cape Town

And it not just the heavy rains which have been causing problems.

A tree that had blown over on Constantia Road landed on a law enforcement vehicle. Neither of the passengers suffered serious injuries but they are being treated in hospital.

Richard Bosman, executive director for Safety and Security, City of Cape Town

1 June 2018 7:40 AM
Tags:
Heavy rainfall warning
Flooding
extreme weather
Cape Town rainfall

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