March 17, 2007
Thursday night's savage storm has even the Durban Weather Office baffled as to its origin.A forecaster said the weather office was in the dark, literally, as to why the storm occurred at the time it did."We normally experience storms like this in the late afternoon but, for some reason, in the past week we've had two wild and volatile storms occur in the middle of the night. We don't know what the hell is going on," the forecaster said yesterday."For some reason, the weather is becoming increasingly unstable at night …"
Johannesburg - Emergency personnel and police were searching for eight people who were believed to have been washed off a bridge during a flash flood in Inanda, north of Durban, Netcare 911 said on Friday.