More heavy rain expected as tropical storm Eloise makes landfall

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.

READ: Eloise: Mozambique authorities say thousands of hectares of crops ruined

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.

READ: Tropical Storm Eloise: Gauteng is on alert

Flood warnings have been issued.

In Mozambique, the cyclone has destroyed schools and crops.

READ: Tropical Cyclone Eloise: Limpopo Province on high alert

Eloise has also caused heavy rainfall in Zimbabwe and Eswatini.

*Watch an interview with Kruger National Park spokesperson Ike Phaahla above.

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eNCA

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