Residents prepare breakfast outside their destroyed house in the aftermath of a tornado and extreme weather at an informal settlement in Tongaat, north of Durban on June 04, 2024.

Twelve people have died in flooding caused by torrential rain on South Africa's eastern coast.

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South African Weather Service Issues Alerts as Severe Conditions Hit Parts of the Country

The weather warnings in South Africa follow the deaths of about a dozen people and the destruction of properties that occurred after damaging winds, heavy rainfall, and at least two tornadoes hit the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal.