Herewith the latest updates after the heavy rains and localized flooding experienced in the Eden District.
Garcia Pass – Route between Riversdale and Ladismith
Robertson Pass – Road between Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn
R62 closed between Montagu and Ashton
DR 16/40 Montagu Pass – Gravel route from George to Harold in the Langkloof
DR 16/31 Geelhoutboom
DR 15/73 Novo – North of Riversdale
The following roads were opened last night:
Low water structure at Gouritzmond +/- 10 km from mouth
Natures Vally Pass trunk road 2/12
R40 – Fancourt structure
R62 – Huisriver Pass
DR 14/88 Klipplaat – North of Heidelberg
Boggomsbaai/Vleesbaai turn-off from N2
DR 1577 Kruisrivier – North East of Riversdale
15. HP 355 – Road between Karatara and Rheenendal
EVACUATIONS DUE TO FLOOD CONDITIONS
A total of approximately 800 people in the Eden District are displaced at this stage.
In George about 350 people have been evacuated.
59 people (18 women, 22 men, 15 children and 1 baby) have been evacuated from Great Brak River.
171 people who have been evacuated from Klein Brak River are now in the Rheebok Community Hall.
17 people (12 adults, 5 children) have been evacuated from Kwanonqaba, Mossel Bay.
Garden Route Dam: 104,3%
Wolwedans Dam: 102,13%
Duiwenhoks Dam: 108.96%
Korente Dam: 110,14%
Gamkapoort Dam: 92,77%
Kammanassie Dam: 18,82%
Miertjieskraa Dam: 59%
Hartebeeskuil Dam: 95% (Increased from 23% to 95,3% since 18:00 last night.)
Raubenheimer Dam: 59%
Melville Dam: 80%