Two people have been reported dead so far.
Winds measured at 70km/h have caused havoc in Durban, leading to the closure of all roads in southern Durban. The city's municipality warned residents to stay indoors.
Mostly affected were King Edward VIII Hospital, Addington Hospital and Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital.
So far, two people have been reported dead, while many have lost their homes.
You can view some of the damage caused by the ongoing storm below.
It's really disastrous. #DurbanStorm. pic.twitter.com/3Ft8mAgEvi
— Mhlengi Nqoba (@Conqueror_Jr23) 10 October 2017
LIVE: #DurbanStorm: Toddler swept away by flash floods https://t.co/n3XYbz4XGppic.twitter.com/q3hIA3chZ6
— News24 (@News24) 10 October 2017
#DurbanStorm Latest pictures from King Edward Hospital. pic.twitter.com/KyavElP9Qz
— eNCA (@eNCA) 10 October 2017
So many have lost their livelihoods, their stalls shattered, goods drenched, or broken. Ma Beth says it all #DurbanStormpic.twitter.com/chfsP8Oihn
— Azad Essa (@azadessa) 10 October 2017
#DurbanStorm One killed, another injured after shipping containers fell on vehicle | https://t.co/tTnyT88c34pic.twitter.com/Vvd3HDD6DR
— The_New_Age (@The_New_Age) 10 October 2017
Gateway bridge still standing after #DurbanStorm‚ says Sanral https://t.co/gyLUKL4pk3pic.twitter.com/fHeicxHWc9
— Times LIVE (@TimesLIVE) 10 October 2017