Wednesday, January 27, 2010

And still more rain... "Vaal flood gates to be opened", says News24.

Further to my earlier post about the flooding in Johannesburg, this news just in from

2010-01-27 @ 11:34

Johannesburg - The flood gates on the Vaal dam will be opened because of the ongoing rainfall and will lead to higher water levels along the Vaal river on Wednesday, Gauteng police warned.

"Because of ongoing rainfall that impacts on the Vaal river water system, it has become a necessity for the relevant authorities to start with a co-ordinated opening of floodgates of the Vaal dam," Superintendent Eugene Opperman said.

Read the full article here.


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