Heavy rains cause flooding in George

Posted by Anita Froneman on 22 November 2021

Heavy rains in George in the Western Cape have caused major flooding and damage to properties and infrastructure on Monday, 22 November.

This comes after a Yellow Level 2 warning for ‘rain resulting in localised flooding/flash flooding of susceptible settlements is expected along the south coast of the Western Cape,’ was issued by the South African Weather Service.

Gift of the Givers said their teams are preparing a full intervention and local emergency responders are doing what they can. Residents are urged to stay at home.

Residents shared below pictures and videos with Storm Report SA on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

Residents can report flooding-related incidents to the following numbers:

  • George Municipality all-hour emergencies 044 801 6300
  • George Municipality streets, stormwater and sanitation (office hours) 044 801 9262/6
  • George Municipality electricity-related 044 801 9222 or 044 803 9222
  • Garden Route District Disaster Management 044 805 5071

Pictures and videos: Storm Report SA

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