National Sea Rescue Institute

 
More rain expected in the Western Cape
More rain expected in the Western Cape
More rain was expected in parts of the Western Cape on Saturday, the SA Weather Service said.
Three men injured after whale lands on their boat
Three men injured after whale lands on their boat
Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said Albertus Myburgh (41), Wouter van Heerden (25) and Rodney van der Mecht (35) had been motoring close to Noordhoek on...
No tsunami for SA but practice makes perfect
No tsunami for SA but practice makes perfect
South Africa suffered a couple of hours of mild uncertainty on whether a tsunami could hit the east coast -- with plenty of warning -- on Wednesday. But even as a non-event, it served as an opportunity to test systems that could one day, maybe, just possibly, come in useful....
Undersea quake affects Cape tides
Undersea quake affects Cape tides
An undersea earthquake is believed to have triggered a mini-tsunami off the Cape West Coast last week, causing noticeable fluctuations in tidal...
Tourists die when shark-diving boat capsizes
Tourists die when shark-diving boat capsizes
Two men from the United States and one from Norway died when the shark-diving boat they were in capsized near Kleinbaai on Sunday, the National Sea...
Search continues for missing aircraft
Search continues for missing aircraft
Rescue services are still searching for the Cessna 210 light aircraft that went missing on Wednesday, said South African Search and Rescue...
Boy in hospital after Strand shark attack
Boy in hospital after Strand shark attack
A 14-year-old boy was recovering in hospital on Thursday after he was attacked by a shark in Strand, Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute...
NSRI helps evacuate Southern Cape residents
NSRI helps evacuate Southern Cape residents
Heavy rainfall in the Southern Cape on Wednesday resulted in a number of people calling for assistance, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI)...
'Iceberg'-spotting vessel returns to harbour
'Iceberg'-spotting vessel returns to harbour
The Ntini fishing vessel docked at Mossel Bay on Saturday, nearly a week after its crew reported sighting an iceberg south-east of St...
Huge iceberg off St Francis Bay 'unlikely'
Huge iceberg off St Francis Bay 'unlikely'
It is highly unlikely that there could be a massive iceberg off St Francis Bay, a top South African Weather Service marine researcher said on...
Report of iceberg sighting off St Francis Bay
Report of iceberg sighting off St Francis Bay
Ships have been put on alert after an iceberg was spotted floating off St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape, the Cape Argus reported on...

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