South Africa: Floodwaters Rising Across Southern Africa

Inter Press Service: As South Africa declares a national disaster due to flooding, other countries in the region hold their breath while water levels continue to rise. With dozens dead and damages exceeding $50 million across eight of its nine provinces, South Africa is experiencing its heaviest floods in years. The Orange River, which runs 2,300 kilometres from Lesotho east to the Atlantic Ocean at the Namibian-South African, has reached its highest level in decades. "The floods are earlier than previous years,"......

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