The flooding in Durban has left 70 dead and countless homeless, and their neighbourhoods in ruins.
The eThekwini Municipality agreed on Friday to make R658m available for repairs and assistance after floods ravaged the area.
KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has confirmed that the death toll is expected to rise even higher.
The death toll currently sits at 32.
The mother was found shielding her child. The death toll is 32, but still expected to increase.
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s disaster management unit will focus on various flood-prone areas across the city as rainfall increases.
The rain in KZN has been deadly, but when vast quantities fall in such a short space of time, things often get out of hand – as they have with the Durban floods.
Durban motorists have been urged to avoid the M13 route near the Shongweni area.
The Durban floods are threatening to permanently alter the landscape of the city, as multiple homes and beaches have been destroyed by the rain.
Large parts of eThekwini are underwater and the Umgeni River is swelling to a dangerous level. The Durban floods now look even more threatening.
Deadly, unforgiving downpours have claimed five lives in the Durban floods, and the major roads around the city are subject to a traffic nightmare on Tuesday.
The rain has intensified over the Mother City, and Saws are taking no chances on Thursday: A flood alert has been issued for two areas of Cape Town.
The Verulam area of Durban has been hit worst by the KZN floods, as angered locals turn their fury towards the ANC over municipal mismanagement.
The experts met in Tshwane recently to discuss their state of preparedness for floods during the rainy season.
While most Capetonians rejoice the drought relief, poor communities suffer most from flash flooding.
Some streets looked more like rivers on Sunday morning.
Sometimes, good news can be a bit dangerous.
Lots of danger out there today
Despite the circumstances, a Durban diver is doing his best to keep people smiling
The devastating floods have had a horrific impact on the sub-continent
This South African family is going through the wars in Texas.
The heavy rains keep coming but the province is still officially facing a drought.
The Western Cape could really do with some of this water.
“We just heard this strange sound and realised we were being attacked by the river.”