Heavy floods have claimed 15 lives in the Malian capital Bamako along with serious property damage on Thursday, authorities said.
KwaZulu-Natal will on Thursday observe a provincial day of prayer and mourning for the victims of floods that caused havoc in the province last week.
Wednesday begins a seven day mourning period for the victims of floods that ravaged the country last week.
The KZN government says national government needs to begin to address the threat of climate change and work towards ensuring the safety of the nation.
KwaZulu-Natal premier Willies Mchunu has declared this coming Thursday a provincial day of mourning for the victims of the floods that ravaged the Durban metro and other parts of the province.