Mangaung mops up after flooding

BLOEMFONTEIN - The Mangaung metropolitan council has activated a Joint Operation Committee to deal with flooding.

Heavy downpours lashed Bloemfontein and the surrounds over the past few days.

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Council spokesperson Qondile Khedama said the situation has been significantly improved because the rain has subsided and the operations committee has assisted in dealing with cases.

Teams have been dispatched to help with waterlogged roads and gravel roads.

The committee is compiling a report on the impact of the flooding but so far no loss of life has been reported.