• The Metropolis of Cape Metropolis and its residents were mopping up after a two-day deluge and basically frosty weather.
  • Vitality lines were also being restored and bushes felled by the wind were being cleared.
  • In one suburb, a tree fell on a vehicle and branches were strewn in some unspecified time in the future of a automobile parking advise.

The Metropolis of Cape Metropolis and its residents were mopping up on Sunday after a two-day deluge and basically frosty weather. 

Heavy rain fell from Friday evening and noteworthy winds uprooted historical bushes which toppled on to cars.

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In Wynberg, a tree fell on a vehicle and branches were strewn in some unspecified time in the future of a automobile parking advise. 

Cape Metropolis’s Catastrophe Risk Administration spokesperson Charlotte Powell acknowledged no predominant incidents were reported in a single day.

Many residents scooped water out of their flooded homes and technicians fanned out to fix broken energy lines in areas equivalent to Wynberg, Bergvliet, Bonteheuwel and Athlone. These were some of the most worst affected areas. 

“Prolonged outages ought to thrill be expected attributable to the sheer volume of faults precipitated by the broken energy infrastructure attributable to the noteworthy winds and rain,” the Metropolis warned. 

It would possibly no longer issue for the model lengthy the outages would closing. Faults can also merely furthermore be reported by project of SMS to 31220 or by email to energy@capetown.gov.za. 

Eskom indicated that it too was engaged on restoring broken energy infrastructure.