Weather Alert: Severe flooding in and around Durban

by FariedaApril 23, 2019

MANY roads have been flooded throughout Durban and motorists are cautioned to avoid the following roads, according to a Whats App traffic group.

Bottom of N2 southbound off-ramp to Edwin Swales flooded at the traffic light as well as M7 westbound toward Bellville Bridge heavily waterlogged. Please drive slowly.

M7 East and West between Belville Bridge and North Park Road is flooded and visibility down to almost zero please find an alternate route.

‪Durban. Higginson highway flooded both directions.

‪Flooding at the bottom of Isipingo Beach, by Prospecton.

N2N opposite Galleria mall flooded. Fast lane barely open, traffic backing up and cars driving contra flow to avoid. @ecrtraffic @TrafficSA #amanzimtoti

On-ramp onto N2 Northbound from Galleria mall is flooded. Water is quite deep.

Rockview/Kingsway flooded in Dooneside.  Slow down.

Mudslide on Botanic Gardens Road, stop and go. Road around racecourse is under water.

Rescue services have been busy all night attending to accidents.

For emergencies and flooding, residents are urged to contact the Disaster Management Centre on 031 361 0000 or their local ward councillor.

The rain is still coming down. Please drive safely.

Source: https://hizghwaymail.co.za/318023/road-flood-update-around-durban/

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