Roofs damaged, electricity cuts caused by Cape Town’s strong winds
Several roofs were damaged, trees were uprooted and electricity cuts were experienced in stormy weather in Cape Town over the weekend, the city's Disaster Risk Management said on Sunday.
Spokesperson Charlotte Powell said roofs were damaged in Fresnaye, Bo Kaap, Bonteheuwel, Bomakierie, Macassar, Philippi and Sea Point.
Electricity disruptions were experienced in Pinelands, Bridgetown, Wynberg, Parow, Richmond Estate, Bellville, Sea Point, Strand, Claremont, Heideveld and Three Anchor Bay.
Powell said large trees were uprooted in Gordon's Bay, Newlands, Mowbray, Rylands and Bonteheuwel.
She said no deaths or injuries were reported.
This cape town wind is so strong it really blew my ex back into my dms— Kayla Botha (@KaylaBotha4) January 18, 2020
This Cape Town wind is so strong, it blew my earrings OUT OF MY EARS!!!— Carmen the fuck down (@Carmzjw) January 17, 2020