CAPE TOWN – The City of Cape Town put residents on storm warning on Thursday.
The disaster risk management centre said the South African Weather Service had warned it of:
– North-westerly gales of between 60km/h and 75km/h between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning;
– High seas‚ with wave heights of about 6m‚ subsiding by Friday afternoon; and
– Flooding early on Friday in parts of the Cape metro and southern parts of the winelands.
Mayoral committee member JP Smith said: “The disaster risk management centre is on stand-by to co-ordinate any emergency response that may be required as a result of the expected weather conditions.
“We call on residents to report any weather-related emergencies to the city’s public emergency communication centre by dialling 021-480-7700 from a cellphone or 107 from a landline.”
PHOTO: Mist rolls in from the sea over Cape Town. File photo.