The Kruger National Park has had to close the Croc Bridge Gate due to overflowing rivers. Flood warnings have been issued. Kruger National Park spokesperson, Ike Phaahla spoke to Dan Moyane. Courtesy #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa is feeling the after-effects of tropical storm Eloise.
Wet weather has hit several provinces.
The Kruger National Park has had to close the Croc Bridge Gate due to overflowing rivers.
Authorities are monitoring the situation in the southern parts of the park after heavy downpours on Sunday night.
Flood warnings have been issued.
In Mozambique, the cyclone has destroyed schools and crops.
Eloise has also caused heavy rainfall in Zimbabwe and Eswatini.
*Watch an interview with Kruger National Park spokesperson Ike Phaahla above.
AFRICA: DEVESTATING FIRST PICTURES OUT OF MOZAMBIQUE from Mercy Air chopper, before even intensifying CYCLONE ELOISE makes landfall. It's expected to intensify into a category 2 cyclone, before hitting Beira at around 5am SA time on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/GluWbrxqsd— Gauteng Weather (@tWeatherSA) January 22, 2021
Assessing water level at Lower Sabie bridge - the bridge might overflow anytime soon. pic.twitter.com/cLlCdNVIXe
— Kruger National Park (@SANParksKNP) January 25, 2021