A powerful tornado has ripped through Inanda Township in Durban, causing widespread destruction and displacing numerous residents as homes are demolished by strong winds and heavy rainfall.
Heart-wrenching scenes unfold as hundreds of people are left without shelter.
Emergency responders are on the ground in the Inanda area, providing medical assistance to those injured by the recent mini-cyclone.
Homes have been severely damaged, prompting the fire department and other emergency services to urge residents to steer clear of the affected area.
Local authorities are actively involved in relief efforts to support the affected community.
Videos capturing the intensity of the storm and its aftermath quickly spread across social media platforms.
One particularly distressing video depicts the sheer power of the “mini cyclone” as roofs are torn off, leaving a frightened woman behind the camera pleading for help.
Social media reports from locals indicate fallen power lines in certain areas, and VIP Security has confirmed several injuries sustained during the tornado.
Our thoughts go out to all those affected by this devastating event, and we hope for a swift recovery and support for the affected residents.
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🚨 BREAKING NEWS: Tornado rips through Durban’s Inanda Township, demolishing homes & displacing countless residents as heavy rains and winds continue to batter the area. Heartbreaking scenes unfold as hundreds of people are left homeless. #DurbanTornado #Warning pic.twitter.com/xjZQuhYUZ5
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