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Cape Town’s strong winds wreak havoc

No casualties have been reported
Cape Town strong winds

The Disaster Risk Management centre in Cape Town has reported that the strong winds currently being experienced have caused damage to property, uprooting trees and causing electricity cuts.

According to SowetanLIVE, spokesperson Charlotte Powell,  the strong winds in Cape Town damaged roofs in Fresnaye, Bo Kaap, Bonteheuwel, Bomakierie, Macassar, Philippi and Sea Point.

Pinelands, Bridgetown, Wynberg, Parow, Richmond Estate, Bellville, Sea Point, Strand, Claremont, Heideveld and Three Anchor Bay  have all had powercuts.

Powell said large trees were uprooted in Gordon’s Bay, Newlands, Mowbray, Rylands and Bonteheuwel.

No deaths or injuries were reported.

The windy weather is expected to persist until Monday evening.

Capetonians are still abuzz on Twitter about the strong winds.

Emergency calls for help during the storm can be made to 021 480 7700 from a landline or 107 from a cellphone.

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