A severe storm, strong winds and heavy rainfall have led to the collapse of a Vereeniging petrol station, leaving vehicles partly smashed.
The figures – boosted by a storm surge – are jaw-dropping, and represent one of the biggest weekly increases in recent history for the Cape Town dam levels.
The heavy rains in Cape Town caused a nearby canal to overflow, flooding the vacant land and nearby shacks.
The Cape Town storm has brought with her overnight gale-force winds but she’s not done. Sea foam has recently been added to her list.
South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights to Mauritius after a tropical storm forced the closure of the island paradise’s only airport.
Umbrellas at the ready, folks. Storm clouds are gathering over Johannesburg. However, the weekend forecast will hopefully not be all that grim.
A video circulating on social media of a man frantically covering his car with blankets during a hail storm has made South African’s smile.
We think we’ve got a new favourite viral video. As the hectic Cape Town storms carried furniture away with it, one woman provided us with some stellar analysis.
Western Cape motorists had to take evasive action on Sunday, when a sandstorm battered the main road through the Theewaterskloof municipality.
Cyclone Fani has made landfall in India with winds of more than 180 k.p.h. It’s one of the biggest storms to hit the subcontinent in decades.
The scale of the destruction from the most-recent cyclone season in SE Africa is almost beyond comprehension. Here’s the total human and financial toll.
According to figures provided by Mozambique authorities to NGOs, around 200,000 people in Pemba are in danger.
Cyclone Kenneth has claimed its first life in Mozambique.
Cabo Delgado has been plunged into darkness.
Cyclone Kenneth, a Category 4 storm, is expected to wreak havoc on the northern regions of Mozambique.
Cyclone Kenneth is expected to bring with it in excess of 200 mm of rainfall and an oceanic storm surge of around 4 metres.
More than two million people have been affected.
Unfortunately, the worst of the storm is yet to come. But Cyclone Idai has already wreaked a deadly trail of destruction across Mozambique.
Plastic pollution has a dire impact on all living organisms which rely on water systems to survive; all life on earth.
Tourists marooned on Thai islands hunkered down Friday as Tropical Storm Pabuk struck the kingdom, forcing airports and ferries to close and bringing power blackouts, heavy rains and massive sea swells.
Day visitors were immediately evacuated from Sun Central and the Sun Welcome Centre which sustained most of the storm damage.
Those waking up in Alexander Bay on Sunday may have been taken by surprise, as a large dust storm transformed the town.
Forget the umbrella, you’ll need Moses to keep the rainfall at bay over the next 24 hours
You might have missed it, unless you were up at all hours waiting for news on #Zexit. But there was a little bit of a thunderstorm over Cape Town on Monday night / Tuesday morning. Luckily, some crafty photographers like Bryn de Kocks (check out his Facebook page here) likes to keep an eye on […]
A rare phenomenon caused ‘rivers of hail’ through the town