BAD WEATHER CLAIMS 10TH T20 CHALLENGE ABANDONMENT – Featured Durban Blog

BAD WEATHER CLAIMS 10TH T20 CHALLENGE ABANDONMENT: Rain claimed its 10th abandonment of the 2018/19 CSA T20 Challenge season after the round eight encounter between basement sides the VKB Knights and the Hollywoodbets Dolphins was called off without a ball being bowled in Bloemfontein on Wednesday.   In what has been a campaign drenched by rain, more than 150mm has fallen in the Free State capital in less than a week, leaving the Mangaung Oval at times under water.   Even though it was not raining at toss time, the field was still … [Read more...]

Weather gods frown on the Dolphins, again Benoni – Featured Durban Blog

Weather gods frown on the Dolphins, again Benoni: For the third time in three games the Hollywoodbets Dolphins had to share the spoils after their RAM SLAM T20 Challenge against the Multiply Titans at Sahara Willowmore Park in Benoni was abandoned before a ball was bowled on Friday. The excitement was evident amongst the squad following their washed out game on Wednesday and the players were up for the challenge of taking on the table-topping Titans in their own backyard as they chase down the Centurion-based side on the tournament log. Of the … [Read more...]

SA Weather Service battered by faulty equipment, decries CEO

Durban in the News: SA Weather Service battered by faulty equipment, decries CEO: The SA Weather Service has blamed the poor state of their equipment for failing to warn citizens earlier of the stormy weather that devastated parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. KZN father battles raging river to recover son's lifeless body: A father is traumatised after having to battle a raging river in the rain to retrieve the body of his 12-year-old son as KwaZulu-Natal experienced its most violent storm in years. #News24 ICYMI: More worry for … [Read more...]

WRAP: Death toll climbs as Durban weather wreaks havoc

Durban in the News: WRAP: Death toll climbs as Durban weather wreaks havoc: A 12-year-old boy is one of four people who were reported dead when a heavy storm swept through KwaZulu-Natal, emergency services has said. Massive storm, floods hit Durban, residents urged to stay indoors: KwaZulu-Natal residents in Durban have been urged to stay indoors as a massive storm hit the coastline. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]