President Cyril Ramaphosa is visiting communities affected by the heavy rains and floods in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) on Wednesday.
Ramaphosa is accompanied by government officials.
Video: President Cyril Ramaphosa visits areas affected by floods in KwaZulu-Natal
State of disaster declared in KZN, says Premier Zikalala
KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Premier Sihle Zikalala says the province has been declared a disaster area. Several areas have been affected by inclement weather conditions that have claimed lives of at least 59 people.
KZN Floods I Premier Sihle Zikalala updates on the situation
Images of parts of KZN affected by the floods this week.