Mop-up operations are under way in Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape after floods caused havoc in the area.
The floods have as residents scrambling to pick up the pieces.
Scores of residents, mainly in the Mdantsane and Duncan Village townships, where roads have been flooded, have been displaced.
Two people have been confirmed to have died. Metro authorities are working with other government departments and NGOs to assist affected communities.
Motorists have been urged to avoid crossing flooded roads and low-lying bridges.
In the video below, mop up operations underway:
Meanwhile, the Buffalo City Metro has deployed Disaster Management teams to areas affected by flooding after heavy downpours.
The municipality is on high alert following continuous heavy rains in and around East London.
The worst affected area known to the municipality so far is said to be the Joe Slovo informal settlement in Mdantsane Zone 1, which had been badly damaged.
Relief group Gift of the Givers has since brought welcome relief to residents of Mdantsane and Duncan village.
Disaster management teams deployed to areas affected by flooding:
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane visited the Buffalo City Metro following yesterday’s torrential rains that left hundreds of homes severely damaged.