Dozens more are missing, with some 20,000 being housed in relief camps in badly-hit Assam state.
This incident was currently considered a Tier 1 level incident, which did not require intervention from the national authorities.
The 2017 Knysna fires were the worst wildfire disaster in South African history.
Small businesses and the tourism sector have been hit particularly hard, with many shutting down when water is not available.
About 700 homes have been affected according to the City’s Disaster Risk Management as more flooding is expected in the coming days.
All operations at South Deep were suspended on Sunday in respect for the dead woman and to allow employees to access counselling.

Millions without power after tornado hits Ohio

The twister barrelled over the town of Dayton late Monday, damaging homes and uprooting trees.

Cause of Lisbon Bank blaze remains a mystery six months after tragedy

The badly compromised building is set to be demolished soon.

Mother, son and two teenagers die in PE shack fire

At this stage, it is unclear what caused the fire and police have opened an inquest docket. 

Four people, including three children, die in Khayelitsha blaze

The cause of the fire was not immediately known and a fifth person reportedly sustained injuries. 

Much-needed rain brings flooding to Cape Town

Disaster Management reports no major incidents.

More than 200 left homeless by devastating Cape Town shack fire

‘Everything that I worked hard for is burnt to ashes,’ says Senzele Mxhentsi, whose home burnt down.

Health MEC visits KwaZulu-Natal disaster relief camp reeling after devastating floods

Eighty homes were completely destroyed, 195 people were displaced in ward 71, and four deaths were also reported in the ward.

Not enough is being done to safeguard women after disasters

The sexual abuse of vulnerable women and girls in several African countries by international aid workers was recently described as ‘endemic’.

Rescue our broken town, Makhanda residents plead

‘God must take me,’ an elderly Makhanda woman cried out when NGO Gift of the Givers left town after a R10 million row over a water project.

KZN Pentecostal Church collapse death toll rises to 14

Another congregant succumbed to her injuries, after fighting for her life in ICU since the pre-Easter tragedy.

Early morning fires kill three people in Cape Town

Four fire engines, two water tankers, a rescue vehicle, and 26 staff members were dispatched to the incident.

Eastern Cape flood victims to be laid to rest

Asive Buso and Kholeka Msebenzi will be laid to rest at Ncunteni village, KwaBhaca, and Labane village in Mbizana, respectively, on Saturday morning.

Nedbank partners with Red Cross to support cyclone Idai victims

The banker has committed to raising money in support of the efforts of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Eastern Cape floods death toll rises to 11, two missing

Three houses in Ntabankulu in wards 7, 10 and 15 were damaged while in Matatiele 51 houses in ward 26 were damaged, with 6 people left homeless in Cedarville. 

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