After a few days of sunshine, the rain is back in the Mother City and acting like it never left. Several roads have flooded due to the adverse weather conditions, and some lanes were closed as a result.
According to the City of Cape Town, there is flooding on Kloof Road between Lower Kloof Road and Clifton Road. All lanes are closed, and motorists are encouraged to make use of an alternative route.
FLOODING: Kloof Road – Clifton just passed the substation including mudslides.
The road is CLOSED to traffic
There is also flooding on the Elevated Freeway outbound. Lanes towards FW de Klerk flooded, and motorists should make use of an alternative route.
Flooding on the Elevated Freeway outbound. Lanes towards FW de Klerk flooded. Make use of alternative route.
— City of CT Alerts (@CityofCTAlerts) November 6, 2020
Friday’s weather is just the start of what is predicted to be a rainy weekend best spent indoors. Saturday, November 7 will have a high of 17°C and a low of 14°C, with scattered showers. Sunday, November 8 will be much the same, with a high of 17°C and low of 11°C and scattered showers.
If the flooding is severe, you can contact these emergency numbers:
– 112 or 021 480 7700 from a cellphone
– 107 from a landline
– Report floods: 0860 103 054 or 021 597 6000
– Disaster Risk Management Centre: 080 911 4357
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