Life in Rural Kyrgyzstan
World|life|April 24, 2019 / 05:15 PM
Dozens killed in South Africa flooding

AKIPRESS.COM - Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say, BBC reports.

A six-month-old baby and a young child are among the dead.

More than 1,000 people have been displaced according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who has flown into the region to visit the affected areas.

Southern and eastern parts of the country have been badly hit by torrential rain in the last few days.

More flooding and strong winds are expected in coastal areas and a severe weather warning is still in place.

Picture from the region show that parts of some roads have been washed away and buildings have been destroyed by landslides.

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