Heavy rains expected along Eastern Cape coastal region
The South African Weather Services on Thursday morning issued a weather watch for heavy rain along the coastal regions of the Eastern Cape from the Sunshine Coast to the Wild Coast.
According to the SA Weather Services, heavy rain is expected in Port Alfred, Peddie, East London, Komga, Butterworth, Libode, Lusikisiki, Mthatha and Port Edward.
Heavy rains were experienced in the Southern Cape up to around Port Elizabeth yesterday resulting in a warning for flash flooding was for the Kou Kamma, Kouga and Baviaans local municipalities.
Residents are advised to listen to the radio or visit www.weathersa.co.za for the latest forecasts and warnings.
It is advisable to seek shelter in a sturdy building and to park cars away from old trees that may fall over. Those living in low-lying areas are also advised to seek refuge on high ground in the event of flooding.
Rainfall measured 08h00 01 October 2015
Blue Horizon Bay 39
Flower Reserve 53
Riverstone Bridge 27
PE Chatty Fire Station 17
St Albans Prison
Third Avenue Dip 25
Fettes Rd 20
East London 21
Plettenberg Bay 41
Mossel Bay 32
Port Alfred 68
Graaf Reinett 14
Somerset East 10
Bedford (Kriegers Kraal) 4
Barkley East nil
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