Thursday, 18 October 2012

Update: Emergency Flood Warnings: Port Alfred

UPDATE 14H00: As of an hour ago the sluice gates will NOT be opened and the river has subsided. Please remain alert. Contact 046 624 1111 for more info

13H00: High tide this afternoon at 5.30. Because of the rains, floodgates have been opened at the dam in Grahamstown and Bathurst and we can expect a substantial rise in the level of the Kowie River. All people in low lying areas please take precautions by removing motor vehicles, pets, etc. The operation centre for the municipality is 046-624-1111 or Multi Security 046-624-3708

Want to assist flood victims? Pls take donations to: 52 van der Riet Street or contact 046 624 1111 Needed: Food, blankets, clothing, transport to evacuate people

Terri Stander, Councillor · Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

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