Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Heavy Storm hits South Africa, ends drought in Cape Town

A heavy storm has hit South Africa's Cape Town city, ending a drought that led to its worst water shortage in 113 years.


Schools have been shut, roofs have been blown away, trees have been uprooted and power supplies have been cut as a the "mother of all storms" batters the city and other parts of Western Cape province, BBC reports.

Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre said a woman and a four-year-old child were injured when powerful winds ripped the roof off their home in the Lavender Hil neighbourhood.

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