Gale force winds headed for the East Coast

BY NATALI IVERSON - AUGUST 22, 2014

The Eastern Cape provincial government has sent out a warning, as gale force winds are expected to blow through the East Coast on Friday.

The Provincial Department of Rural Development has said that people should stay indoors as much as possible to avoid falling trees and wreckage.

It is said that the winds will be spreading from Cape St Francis to Kei Mouth by the afternoon. It is also likely that it will go inland from Cape St Francis to East London.

Farmers have also been warned to be on the lookout for veld fires.

 

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