FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
26 July 2016
 
Durban's North and South Beaches Closed Due to Storm Damage
 
North and South beaches in Durban have been closed due to high seas and storm damage.
 
The decision to close beaches has been taken as a precautionary measure - to ensure the safety of residents and holidaymakers.
 
There is extensive structural damage on Durban’s beaches following heavy rains that started on Sunday 24/07/2016. There is also a huge amount of flotsam and jetsam as well as organic matter in the water.
 
A major clean-up operation will be undertaken. The public will be notified once the beaches have been re-opened.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by the Head of Communications, Tozi Mthethwa.
 
For more information contact Municipal Gugu Sisilana on 031 311 4855 or email gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za and Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4818 or princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za.
 
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