The City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre is dealing with a number of weather related matters as gusty winds of up to 60 km per hour have been experienced across the Cape since Friday.
Roofs have been damaged by strong winds in Fresnaye, Bo Kaap, Bonteheuwel, Bokmakierie, Macassar, Philippi and Sea Point.
The City’s Head of Disaster Risk Management, Charlotte Powell, says no injuries or deaths have been reported.
“Storm-related electricity disruptions are being experienced in Pinelands, Bridgetown, Wynberg, Parow, Richmond Estate. Large trees have been uprooted in Gordon’s Bay, Newlands, Mowbray, Rylands and Bonteheuwel. No deaths or injuries have been reported. City departments are assisting the affected communities,” says Powell.
Good morning Cape Town! Yet another windy day with occasional rain in the Mother City, temperatures will reach a high of 22. ?️?️ ? Please be careful on the roads.
Wishing everyone a lovely Sunday! ☺️
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) January 19, 2020