Heavy downpours have caused extreme flooding in and around Durban, affecting Amanzimtoti, N2 between Amanzimtoti and M7 Bluff. There has also been a mud slide near Doonside while several other roads have been closed off.
According to Arrive Alive, paramedics were alerted of several vehicles that were under water along the N2.
Some of the incidents include containers that fell from a truck onto a vehicle near Rotterdam Road in Bayhead. Arrive Alive adds that a family was trapped inside their home when it flooded in Barlew Mews. An ambulance overturned, leaving two medical crew injured along the N2 in Umgababa.
Two taxis also collided in Magabeni.
Residents are urged t stay indoors!!! pic.twitter.com/IUd6ToFUcR— eThekwini Muni (@eThekwiniM) October 10, 2017