It is confirmed that an elderly man died earlier today when a wall collapsed onto his wendy house, while four others passed away in a fire on Simonsvlei Farm in the Drakenstein Municipality.
While one single storm will not end drought conditions, any rainfall is welcomed as two dams in the region had completely dried up in May, according to the BBC.
South African media are reporting that five people have been killed in a storm that swept into the area around Cape Town, which has been suffering a severe drought.
He added that many people had been injured by flying debris.
Western Cape Disaster Management urged residents to remain indoors as the storm - the worst in the province in 30 years - was expected to increase in severity. "Investigations [are] under way to see how [we can] capture urban storm water at a greater scale and then store it for later treatment and use".
Disaster Management are preparing for the worst, as they are required to do.
Provincial local government spokesperson James-Brent Styan said no reports of deaths or serious injuries had been received.
Uprooted trees blocked roads across the city‚ and numerous residents tweeted their appreciation of City of Cape Town emergency teams who quickly removed the obstacles.
As a result of the severe warning issued by the weather service, the Western Cape Education Department has taken the decision to close schools in the area on Wednesday "in the interest of learner and educator safety".
Heavy rain and flash flooding are expected in places over the western parts of the Western Cape, areas such as the Cape Metropole, Cape Winelands and Overberg on Wednesday into Thursday morning, it said.
Among the agreements was an arms deal worth nearly $110 billion with Saudi Arabia, described as the largest in U.S. history. Before the speech, Trump held individual meetings with leaders of several nations, including Egypt and Qatar.
But this option may not be the likely route, since two senior officials say Trump is expected to withdraw from the climate deal . They include Apple , Google and Walmart. "It's unconscionable for the President of the United States to step away from it".
Some of the most recognizable faces in ESPN's National Football League coverage have left the company over the past year. If you're a pro football fan, are you surprised that ESPN chose to include John Clayton in the layoffs?
Conservative sources said they would not withdraw from the ECHR but would seek opt-outs called "derogations" from certain aspects. As of November 2016, seven people were subjected to TPims - six of whom were British nationals.
Few fans went a bit far to congratulate the songstress, who is being hailed for her selfless act of raising money for the victims. Grande came back onstage to sing Fergie's verse on the Black Eyed Peas hit, " Where Is the Love? " along with the group.
The guys respond to your tweets about clubs without trophies, Wayne Rooney and the worst transfers of the year. Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola are both in line for new deals in Manchester, according to reports on Sunday.
The Siri face will deliver information to the user depending on what time it is and what events the user has lined up for the day. That includes several new watch faces, like a Siri-powered face that'll intelligently show information throughout your day.
Open in 2008 at Torrey Pines just one week before his fourth knee surgery, which sidelined him for almost nine months. Woods, in his first statement to the public following the incident, said that alcohol was not a factor.
Prior to Tuesday, the US military had conducted 17 tests of its missile-defense system and nine were successful. The est comes amid heightened tensions between the USA and Pyongyang over North Korea's continued provocations.
Coming along with the new processors is an update to Intel's Iris Pro Graphics 640 , which offers better overall performance. Nothing to get too excited about, but Apple has been inconsistent with keeping up with the industry, so this is a good step.
Cilic reached his first quarterfinal here after South African Kevin Anderson was forced to retire while trailing 6-3, 3-0. In the second set, when I lost serve, I think he came up with some good returns and played some good stuff.
Police have released cellphone video of the deadly shootout at a Texas vehicle dealership Tuesday that left three people dead. The main goal, he says, is to limit risk - not just for the bounty hunters but also for the fugitives and the public.
State-run Qatar Airways also said that it has suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia with immediate effect. The government in Doha dismissed the comments as fake, attributing the report to a "shameful cybercrime".
Svetlana Kuznetsova struggled to keep up with the score at the end of her first-round victory over Christina McHale . Venus, playing at the French Open in Paris , told a TV interviewer: " She's going to call me her favourite aunt".
By contrast, it lowered its forecast for the USA economy, and now expects growth this year of 2.1%, down from 2.4% in March. The new OECD estimate is also above the Bank of Canada's most recent forecast of 2.6 per cent growth in 2017.
Emirates Team New Zealand recovered superbly to close the deficit completely by gate 3 as the teams headed into the turn together. That saw the Americans top the round-robin table and earn a bonus point for the America's Cup match at the end of the month.
Andrew Weissman has led the fraud section at Justice, where he oversaw probes into corporate wrongdoing at Volkswagen and Takata. Mr Comey was leading the investigation into Russian meddling, and his dismissal sparked political uproar.
He followed that tweet up with more posts to state that revisions to the travel ban are "watered down" and "politically correct ". So far, the second version of the travel ban has been argued in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the 4th Circuit.
Recently, the actress appeared on the red carpet benefit, Chrysalis Butterfly Ball in your dress, stressing rounded belly Holly. The "X-Men" actress seemingly responded to the speculation on Monday with an Instagram post poking fun at the pregnancy rumors .
Brent crude futures for August were up 63 cents, or 1.2%, at $51.39 a barrel during noon hour ET, after earlier rising to $51.44. US crude production has also continued to increase, rising to 9.34 million bbl/d, up almost 500,000 bbl/d from a year-ago.
For those of you working out indoors, they end up with contrasting data sets on the Apple Watch as well as the gym equipment. Similar to the iPhone, the control center will also now have flashlight functionality using the display.
Pence also tweeted , "Our thoughts & prayers are w/ the victims, courageous first responders & all the people of London". White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump had been briefed on the situation by his national security team.
The first part of the finals were shown on ESPN2 earlier Thursday, with the final rounds airing from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. on ESPN. The competition had a majority (34%) of 13-year-old spellers and (28.9%) of 14-year-old spellers.
Lana has yet to debut on 'Smackdown Live ,' but has been training at NXT live events and with her husband, Rusev . Nakamura claiming the briefcase could even set up a potential feud with Mahal in the near future for Smackdown .
Someone bought a " covfefe " license plate in California, and there are already " covfefe " shirts and hats available for sale. But none of those sound right ("Despite the constant negative press, Coven is the best season of American Horror Story"? ).
Also confirmed was the summer 2017 launch date for Threadripper and the X399 high-end platform, with further details being given. AMD officials also showed off the company's upcoming Ryzen-based mobile chip in what looked like a reference convertible laptop.