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60 reported dead as killer storm ravages South Africa

South Africa

<p>At least 60 people were reported dead and hundreds displaced in the aftermath of torrential rains and landslides that swept the eastern parts of South Africa.</p> <p>Floods, collapsed buildings and mudslides from the heavy rains that poured from Monday can be seen across the most affected areas, mainly the port city of Durban and KwaZulu-Natal province.</p> <p>South african President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the affected communities and assured the survivors that he would ensure that all their needs were met by all means possible.</p> <p>Last week, 13 people were killed during an Easter service in KwaZulu-Natal when a church wall collapsed after several days of heavy rain and strong winds.</p> <p>According local media reports, more flooding and strong winds are expected in the coastal areas and a severe weather warning is still in place.</p>

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

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