In South Africa, flooding affected parts of Vhembe District, Limpopo Proince, in particular the town of Musina, where roads and homes were damaged along with electricity and water infrastructure. Images shared on Social Media showed a flooded hospital.
Flooding also affected areas the border town of Beitbridge in Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe, damaging roads and some buildings.
Meteorological Services Department of Zimbabwe said Beitbridge recorded 76mm of rain in 24 hours to 22 February. Heavy rainfall was also reported further north in Nyanga, close to the border with Mozambique.
Pray For Musina……
Current situation pic.twitter.com/BxGkk65XJ3
— Ndi MuVenda (@Hangwela) February 22, 2021
Situation in Musina now 🥺🥺🥺 pic.twitter.com/zlSmzzimC3
— StrokeOGenius (@RonnyMahlokoza) February 22, 2021
Musina was something else yesterday. pic.twitter.com/c6cjvgjeVT
— Trevor Papi Mahasela (@TrevorPapi) February 23, 2021
Scores of residents from Beitbridge’s oldest suburb, Dulivhadzimu were left counting their losses yesterday when flash floods hit the area. Cars were submerged in the sudden flooding while roads and buildings were severely damaged.@OpenParlyZw @ZimbabweZoom @TeamZim3 @citezw pic.twitter.com/kMT8zfnrjz
— Eddie Gore (@EddieGore10) February 23, 2021
Flash Floods in Beitbridge
Heavy rains have caused flashflooding in Dulivhadzimu surbub of Beitbridge. Dulivhadzimu is built in a low-lying area and whenever there is heavy rains, flashfloods occur. Sewer and drainage pipes have been blocked and…. pic.twitter.com/8uObKoJXmF
— tateguru.tv (@TateguruTV) February 23, 2021