After a long drought, Cape Town is finally receiving the rain it’s been praying for and then some…
Schools and universities closed, emergency services were on standby and the Western Cape government sent out an alert urging Capetonians to stay indoors as the downpour was expected to hit its hardest on Wednesday.
Here are some of the most mind-blowing images and videos of the Cape storm on social media:
— Neil Jansson (@NeilJansson) June 7, 2017
— Jameel (@indie_impimpi) June 7, 2017
The aftermath of the Cape storm have been devastating so far, claiming 5 lives and damaging thousands of homes:
— News24 (@News24) June 8, 2017
If you want to help out the homeless and the displaced, pay for someone to have a warm place to stay:
— KFM 94.5 (@KFMza) June 7, 2017
And here are some important numbers to have if you need to report any damage:
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) June 7, 2017
The country’s thoughts are also with Knysna this morning as the town fights devastating fires that are being spread uncontrollably by the strong winds.
— Energy Afric Recruit (@EnergyAfric) June 7, 2017
— 702 (@Radio702) June 7, 2017