Overall Green alert Flood
in South Africa

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100264
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: South Africa
From - To 12 Nov - 12 Nov

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KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaStorms and heavy rain from 11 November caused flash flooding in areas of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, including Durban and the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. Two people died in their home in Inanda after a wall collapsed as a result of the heavy rain. A tornado hit Mpolweni settlement near Pietermaritzburg left at least 2 people dead and several injured. Later media reported a young person died after being swept away by the flooding Mfuli River in Empangeni.Tue 12 Nov 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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