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Mashaba concludes investigation into Jo'burg storm
Mashaba concludes investigation into Jo'burg storm
An investigation into the thousands of Johannesburg properties that were destroyed in a storm late last year has concluded that not only were homes...
The furious storm ripped through Durban, but life goes on
The furious storm ripped through Durban, but life goes on
Wednesday morning. The light has that soft, still quality that comes with early spring mornings on the East Coast. The air is as gentle as the...
'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico
'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Wednesday and left the entire island without power, bringing deadly winds and pounding rain that sent...
​Climate change evident in Cape storm and Knysna fires
​Climate change evident in Cape storm and Knysna fires
The mother of all storms. The worst drought in a century. More intense fires than any in living memory. The...
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
Six people died in Gauteng last week as a result of the province’s flash floods. Some were trapped in cars; others were caught in rivers that had...
Insurers seek shelter from the storms
Insurers seek shelter from the storms
In March, late summer rain saw hailstones hammering down on people's cars and homes, so local insurer Santam shipped in 25 extra "hail pushing...
Tshwane declares state of disaster after violent storms
Tshwane declares state of disaster after violent storms
The City of Tshwane has called a state of disaster in Soshanguve and Mamelodi following extreme storms, it said on Wednesday.
[Slideshow]Typhoon Haiyan wreaks havoc, thousands feared dead
[Slideshow]Typhoon Haiyan wreaks havoc, thousands feared dead
One of the most powerful storms on record has killed at least 10 000 people in the Philippines and left countless others homeless and in desperate need of aid.
Millions needed to fix storm damage in W Cape
Millions needed to fix storm damage in W Cape
Arniston councillor Eve Marthinus told the Cape Times on Tuesday that the wind and rain was so severe she feared no houses in the...
Storm-chaser seeks beauty in drama
Storm-chaser seeks beauty in drama
It is a sweltering day in the once sleepy mountain town of ­Lydenburg. In the distance, clouds are gathering and by mid-afternoon a gentle breeze...
US digs out from epic winter storm
US digs out from epic winter storm
Millions of Americans dug out from an epic winter storm on Wednesday that buried more than a third of the United States in drifting snow, sleet and...
Hundreds homeless after E Cape storm
Hundreds homeless after E Cape storm
Scores of people were injured, some critically, by the strong winds and hail that hammered parts of the Eastern Cape, the provincial health...

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