SA floods: Death toll rises to 306

SABCNEWS – The death toll from the widespread flooding in KwaZulu-Natal has risen to at least 306.

In a statement, the provincial department of Co-operative Governance has confirmed that mop-up operations have commenced across the province.

Residents have been urged to be patient as teams in municipalities affected by the flooding are stretched to capacity.

Hundreds of people have been left homeless with roads, houses and public infrastructure being severely damaged.