What in the world! A CROCODILE ALERT was issued in Nkomazi, a small Mpumalanga town, on Monday amid the floods in the area.
By: Corné van Zyl
LOOK AS A CROCODILE WAS SPOTTED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD
According to reports on social media, the crocodile was spotted in the middle of the road on Monday.
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Meanwhile, hospital services and schooling activities have been suspended in the Nkomazi Municipality.
The area has one road linking the rest of the villages, and the floods have severely damaged this, hence the suspension of these activities.
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According to the Gift of the Givers foundation, they have since activated their teams to assist with the situation in Mpumalanga urgently.
On Thursday, the municipality reported two incidents of drowning.
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HOSPITAL AND SCHOOL SERVICES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED
“A 60-year-old man from kaMdladla who was fishing in the Mlumati River was allegedly swept away by a strong current and has not been found,” the municipality said.
According to media reports, an 18-year-old pupil from Shongwe boarding school was swept away while trying to cross the same river and has also not been found.
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IT IS BELIEVED TWO PEOPLE HAVE DROWNED IN THE AREA
Municipal authorities are physically assessing the extent of the damage caused by the floods and monitoring the distribution of immediate social relief.
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