The seaside town of Herolds Bay has been rocked by the tragic drowning of a 22-year-old local man who found himself caught in a rip current.
An inquest docket has been opened by police following the drowning of a 46-year-old domestic worker at the property she worked at.
NSRI Hermanus said the Cape Town man was wading in shallow water with his nine-year-old grandson when a current swept him away.
The Durban fisherman sustained some injuries on Saturday morning and has been taken to a nearby medical facility for some attention
The Basic Education Department wants answers for the drowning of a 15 year-old Eastern Cape pupil
Police has recovered the body of a 15-year-old girl who drowned in East London. The teen was reportedly swept out to sea by rip currents.
One man has fatally drowned and another has been hospitalised for treatment of hypothermia after a tender boat capsized in Struisbaai.
Rescue services responded to a swimmer in distress in an emergency situation unfolding at Wilderness on Tuesday afternoon.
Yet another fatal drowning has been recorded in SA. The body of an 11-year-old boy was retrieved from the Umlazi River in KZN on Wednesday.
The NSRI are appealing to the public to be cautious following a weekend of multiple serious incidents including fatal drownings.
The river is located at the Ficksburg border in the Free State between South Africa and Lesotho.
Police in Mpumalanga have sent out a warning to the public after siblings, both in their 30s, drowned in a swimming pool.
Tshwane Mayor Randall Williams is set to meet with the families of three boys who drowned fter falling into a trench in Hammanskraal
The boat was carrying seven people when it capsized on Saturday afternoon.
Three men drowned near Kleinmond when their boat capsized overnight. Two teenagers also drowned in strong rip currents along the coast.
The incident happened near the Spider Valley Road.
NSRI commended Richards Bay residents Charlie Singh, Nicholas Moodley and the unidentified bystander for rescuing the teenager and Adelene Singh for raising the alarm.
Police have since opened an inquest to further look into the circumstances surrounding the incident
Police said most of the boys fled in different directions and some attempted to swim across the dam to evade arrest in KZN.
A fisherman has fatally drowned after falling off a dolos at the he Umzimkhulu River Mouth near Port Shepstone.
The three toddlers allegedly gained access to the local swimming pool unnoticed.
The Blue Rock Adventure Park near Somerset West is set to become the subject of a legal battle after another drowning at the facility.
The South African Human Rights Commission and family of the teen who drowned last week at Nyati Bush and River Break, encountered a locked gate when they arrived for a site inspection.