The death toll of KwaZulu-Natal’s devastating floods has rocketed to 253. KwaZulu-Natal authorities are counting the costs while homes, businesses, roads, bridges as well as electricity and water infrastructure have been damaged or destroyed.
The province has been declared a disaster area. The KwaZulu-Natal government’s spokesperson Lennox Mabaso said that mop-up operations would continue. LN24 Correspondent Jackie Tietis has more