Tornado in the South African city of Vaal Marina

As a result of a tornado that struck the day before in the city of Vaal-Marina in the South African province of Gauteng, hundreds of houses were damaged, power supply was disrupted, and 50 people were injured.

The tornado hit the city of Vaal Marina in the municipality of Midvaal last Monday. Hurricane winds destroyed buildings, torn down the roofs of houses, damaged the facades, fell trees and supports power lines.
 
 

Suffered at least 50 people, half of whom received minor injuries, assistance they received on the spot. Another 25 people were hospitalized.
 
 

The tornado inflicted significant damage to the infrastructure, power supply was disrupted. The scale of destruction is being specified.

In the areas affected by the disaster, emergency restoration work is continuing.