Limpopo’s Social Development Department remains on high alert to provide relief to people who are affected by tropical storm Eloise.

Rains have already flooded some areas in the Vhembe district.

Department Spokesperson Witness Tiva says storm victims will be provided with food parcels and blankets amongst other essentials.

Tiva says, “The Department of Social Development is ready to provide relief which includes food parcels,  blankets and other basic amenities to displaced family’s. The department’s agency SASSA has also made 600 blankets and sanitisers available to ensure that we respond promptly as an assessment will be conducted by our officials on the ground.”

Bridge washed away at Tshitavhadulu village

A make-shift bridge has been washed away at Tshitavhadulu village outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo.

Several houses and vehicles were submerged.

Makeshift bridge washed away:

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