Severe Flooding as Cyclone Eloise Hits Parts of South Africa

The Department of Water and Sanitation has said plans are in place for the imminent impact of Tropical Cyclone Eloise, adding that the reality unfolding is that there will be impact in the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo. While Eloise will mainly affect those two provinces, the department has also reminded people within the Vaal and Orange River Systems that it is still important for everyone to be vigilant. High-risk areas have also been identified. These include Tzaneen, Blyderivierpoort, Klaserie, Nandoni and Albasini Dams. The department's warning comes after the storm made landfall in Mozambique which resulted in floods and multiple casualties.

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The path of Eloise, as predicted on Friday January 22.

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