South Africa Bracing to Face Dineo
Pretoria, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) South Africa is bracing itself to cope with tropical cyclone Dineo which made landfall last night in Inhambane, southern Mozambique, is heading to hit South African territory.
The strong storm is carrying winds exceeding 100 kilometers per hour as well as torrential rains and rough seas, warns the official SA News service.
The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs said today that parts of Mpumalanga, Northern KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo provinces will most likely be directly affected.
The effects of the cyclone will continue until late Saturday, that Government's agency said.
Disaster management teams are ready, assured the Department, adding that the fact that other provinces like Gauteng, Free State, Western Cape and North West pledged to assist in case of need was encouraging.
The SA Government is moving forward with a TV and radio campaign of announcements to keep the people informed on the situation, while providing tips on how people should do.
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