Disaster management teams have been deployed in Limpopo ahead of the arrival of cyclone Eloise that is expected to hit the province as well as Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday.
The South African Weather Service says cyclone Eloise will affect the north-eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal from around midday Sunday.
A powerful storm approaching Mozambique is expected to intensify into a tropical cyclone on Friday, the United Nations’ humanitarian agency OCHA said, bringing heavy winds and rains to a region devastated by Cyclone Idai nearly two years ago.
Mozambique has applied to access COVID-19 vaccines through the global vaccine distribution scheme co-led by the World Health Organisation, giving it the option to buy doses for at least 20% of its population, President Filipe Nyusi said on Wednesday.
Hundreds of travellers at the Lebombo Border Post, linking Mozambique and South Africa, are still frustrated as they are forced to queue for too long waiting to go through the border.