Durban - President Cyril Ramaphosa saluted emergency services for speedily responding to rescue efforts and saving dozens of lives during flash floods in Durban.
Ramaphosa visited several areas around Durban that had been affected the worst by floods caused by inclement weather. Fifty one people died.
President Ramaphosa expressed sadness at the loss of life and damage to property.
He said relief funds to assist communities and families in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape will be made available.
He was confident that the financial intervention would comfort the devastated people.