KZN Battered by Bad Weather Bringing Back Bad Memories. DURBAN – KwaZulu-Natal has once again been battered by bad weather after a storm brought heavy rains over the weekend. Social media was inundated with posts about flooding and damage brought on by the inclement weather.
Umdloti was particularly badly hit by the storm with a block of flats being evacuated and parts of the road into the area collapsing.
A level 10 bad weather warning had been issued on Saturday as the storm hit KwaZulu-Natal with many people fearing that it would be a repeat of the floods that ravaged the province in April.
Social media users share their experiences of the bad weather over the weekend.
— Truth to Power🌐 (@Truthto46774607) May 22, 2022
Storm surge barrier;this is what the Government of KZN should be building instead of stealing money. Storm surge barrier is one of the most comprehensive flood protection systems in the entire world. pic.twitter.com/7cPhdsQABY
— PRESIDENT OF DISK GANG📀💿 (@Sello__Letswalo) May 22, 2022
— Jackson Mkhize (@phikz9) May 22, 2022
The sinkhole on Bellamont Road in uMdloti is roughly 100 meters wide this morning. This has all washed down the bank into the sea. pic.twitter.com/5wsviXp4VL
— Dean Macpherson (@DeanMacpherson) May 22, 2022