Dozens of people are missing after heavy rains caused landslides in eastern Uganda’s Bududa district, the Red Cross said on Wednesday.
Villagers from Phepheni outside Ntabankulu in the Eastern Cape have been cut off from the outside world due to the overflowing Mzintlava River.
Hundreds of residents from Port St John’s in the Eastern Cape have been evacuated following flooding caused by heavy rains that lashed the coastal town.
The Mangaung Metro municipality in Bloemfontein has activated its Joint Operation Committee to deal with challenges caused by recent heavy rains.
Emergency services departments in the northern parts of the country are on high alert after the South African Weather Service issued a warning of heavy rains and localised flooding earlier on Thursday.