SA Weather Service red alert level 10 warning remains in place in KZN

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The eThekwini municipality in Durban says the South African Weather Service’s red alert level 10 for flooding and damage to infrastructure due to heavy rains remains in place.

The weather service upgraded its warning to the highest level on Saturday afternoon.

The municipality says in a statement, that moderate to high rainfall is expected between 6 and 10 o’clock on Sunday morning.

Emergency services are still on high alert.

The provincial Emergency Medical Services spokesperson, Robert Mckensie says localised flooding has closed off some roads.

Mckensie said there have been no reports of injuries.

On Saturday evening Premier, Sihle Zikalala said the police, the defence force, and emergency teams had evacuated people in flooded areas in Umlazi south of Durban, as well as oThongathi, Westbrook and Umdloti north of Durban.

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