PICS: Durban harbour, beaches awash with plastic pollution after floods

Durban in the News:

PICS: Durban harbour, beaches awash with plastic pollution after floods: As communities ravaged by unforgiving floods in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban‘s beaches have been awash with plastic pollution.

SA rallies to assist people in flood-stricken areas – here’s how you can help: As heavy rains continue to batter parts of the country, ordinary South Africans and celebrities have rallied on social media, pledging donations and calling for solidarity with people in the affected areas.

WATCH: Raging waterfall pummels Oribi Gorge after KZN downpour: Cellphone video footage shows how Lehr’s Falls at Oribi Gorge has been transformed into a raging torrent after heavy rains and floods hit KwaZulu-Natal. Watch.

‘It was important to come’ – Ramaphosa as relief funds released for flood-stricken areas: President Cyril Ramaphosa has visited affected areas that were ravaged by floods in the KwaZulu-Natal area on Wednesday, conveying condolences to those who lost loved ones while also assessing damages caused by the floods.

KZN floods: Health MEC calls on families to identify loved ones at mortuaries: KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has called on members of the public to come forward and identify loved ones who died as a result of heavy floods which have rocked parts of the province.

Babes Wodumo late for pre-trial for common assault, case postponed: Babes Wodumo, her manager and Tipcee arrived late to court this morning.

Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news.

Why don’t you stay here on your next visit to Durban?

Quayside on Timeball

Click HERE for Quayside on Timeball rates and booking info. Quayside on Timeball is a luxurious, modern apartment situated near the waterside of Durban Point. The self-catering apartment can comfortably sleep six people and offers all the luxuries from home. The open-plan design features a clean kitchen with ample cupboard space and modern cooking facilities. The large counter top also serves as a dining table and overlooks the lounge area with a large comfortable sofa and a wall-mounted flat screen TV with DStv. The lounge and dining area has large glass doors leading out onto a balcony with a small patio set, barbecue facilities, and views across the canal. The ground level features one of the bedrooms. The second and third bedrooms are located in the upstairs loft area and these rooms have large glass walls looking over the lounge and kitchen. The apartment features air-conditioning throughout and there is also a security alarm system in place for guests' peace of … [Book here...]

Click here to showcase your Durban accommodation for free.