Several families living in Verwoerd Park in Alberton, east of Johannesburg have been evacuated from their homes following an oil pipeline explosion.
For the first time in more than 200 years, worshippers will not be able to attend Christmas mass at Notre-Dame cathedral, which is still being restored after a devastating fire.
Three people have died in Cape Town’s Masiphulelele informal settlement in Fish Hoek.
Four people have died in three separate fire incidents in Cape Town on Sunday morning.
The Cape Winelands District Municipality says the fire lines on the mountains above McGregor have been contained and could be completely out later on Saturday.