Flash flooding hits Ladysmith

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite Heavy rain and hail fell in the Ladysmith area yesterday afternoon (Monday), causing flash flooding and road closures.Many motorists travelling home from work in the afternoon tried their best to find shelter for their vehicles in fear that the hail would become bigger. Many roads were water-logged, making driving difficult, and visibility was p0or.Low-lying bridges were the hardest hit by the flash flooding. Public Safety officers were at the bridges to make sure no vehicles travelled on them.Roads were closed until most of the water subsided. Large amounts of debris is still scattered all over the place.There was one case of a light motor vehicle being stuck on the bridge in Protea Drive. The car wasn’t washed away and no injuries were sustained.last_img

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