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Mozambique and Comoros brace for cyclone Kenneth

As the storm neared, schools were closed and inter-island hopper flight suspended

Mashaba concludes investigation into Jo’burg storm

On December 30 last year, a violent storm caused extensive damage to some 1 326 properties

The furious storm ripped through Durban, but life goes on

Tuesday’s storm was insane, a reminder of nature’s fury when the city was locked down, buried in water: the cost is going to be huge.

‘Storm of the century’ Maria pummels Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has brought devastation to the island of Puerto Rico and is responsible for 10 deaths so far

​Climate change evident in Cape storm and Knysna fires

The Knysna fires and storms in the Cape are indicators that the climate is changing. Solutions, which exist, must be implemented.

Insurers seek shelter from the storms

Insurance claims and payouts are soaring as havoc wreaked by climate change in the form of violent storms, rain and hail continues to increase.

Tshwane declares state of disaster after violent storms

The City of Tshwane has declared a state of disaster in two areas, following heavy storms that caused damage of an estimated R100-million.

Millions needed to fix storm damage in W Cape

It will cost the Cape Agulhas municipality R10-million to fix damage to property caused by storms in Arniston at the weekend, says a report.

Storm-chaser seeks beauty in drama

An intrepid local photographer, Des Jacobs is hooked on snapping nature's own fireworks. Sipho Kings spoke to him.

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

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