More people reported dead after KZN floods
The rain in KwaZulu-Natal has carved chunks out of hills and roads, with cars, tin roofs and other rubble swept into the deep trenches left behind
Almost 70 people have been killed in SA after torrential rains along the eastern coast, an official said on Thursday, and rescuers are still recovering bodies. KwaZulu-Natal, where most of the deaths occurred after the downpours led to flooding and mudslides, has heavy rain every year, but they rarely kill so many people in such a short space of time. The number of people killed was "approaching 70", Lennox Mabaso, a spokesperson for the provincial co-operative governance and traditional affairs department, said by phone.
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