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Two healthcare facilitates in CT closed after flooding

The heavy rains and strong winds have caused havoc in some Cape Town communities.

Two community healthcare centres were severely affected by overnight flooding, the City of Cape Town has confirmed.

Flooding has been reported in Goodwood, Parow, Bellville South, Ravensmead and Belhar.

Power lines have also brought down by strong winds in some areas in Langa, Bervliet, Durbanville and Maitland.

The Parow and Ravensmead health facilities remain closed until the damage caused by extensive flooding is repaired.

The City's Charlotte Powell advises that patients with medical needs visit other daycare facilities or provincial hospitals until further notice.

Due to gale force winds and last night's heavy downpour, the Parow and Ravensmead health facilities have been affected and flooded.

Charlotte Powell, Head at Public Awareness And Preparedness at Disaster Risk Management

We had to refer the patients to other facilitates.

Charlotte Powell, Head at Public Awareness And Preparedness at Disaster Risk Management

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