More rain expected across South Africa’s east coast as flooding death toll rises to 395

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A woman stands at her front door after heavy rains caused flood damage in Durban, South Africa, on Tuesday, April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Destruction is seen at Umdloti Beach near Durban on Thursday, April 14.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Residents collect clean water from a broken pipe on the side of a road in Amaoti on April 14.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People drag a carpet into the sun to dry after their home was flooded in Isipingo Beach on April 14.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Volunteers work to clean up debris at the Blue Lagoon beach in Durban on April 14.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

The Sapref sports center in Isipingo Beach is partially submerged in floodwater.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People wash their clothes as others work to rebuild a damaged home in Durban on April 14.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

This grave site withstood damage after a cemetery flooded in Ntuzuma on Wednesday, April 13.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Residents stand in front of their damaged home in the Bhambayi township on April 13.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A rainbow crosses the sky in Inanda on April 13.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Displaced people from the Phoenix township take part in an afternoon prayer on April 13. They took refuge at the Sastri Park Hall after the flooding.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Debris surrounds homes in the Bhambayi township on April 13.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People grieve at a church in Clermont after four children died following heavy rains and floods. Mmeli Sokhela, center, lost four children when the church collapsed onto his home.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A man in Clermont salvages the remains of what used to be part of the United Methodist Church of South Africa.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, center, visits Clermont on April 13. He spoke to various people grieving at the United Methodist Church of South Africa.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People work outside the damaged church in Clermont.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Sokhela reacts during Ramaphosa’s visit on April 13.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Children sit on part of the damaged church during Ramaphosa’s visit.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A road is destroyed near Durban on April 13.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A worker cleans up a tanker that washed up on a Durban beach on Tuesday, April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A road in Pinetown was washed away by floodwaters on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A municipal worker uses a chainsaw to cut branches off a tree that fell onto a car in Pinetown on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Waves hit a damaged fuel tanker at the Blue Lagoon beach in Durban on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Members of the Ethekwini Metro Fire Department search for a person believed to be trapped after a mudslide caused a house to collapse in Durban on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Shipping containers are washed away in Durban on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People walk across a makeshift bridge after a bridge was swept away in Ntuzuma on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Jomba Phiri walks over to where his house once stood in Durban.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People begin cleaning up damage in Durban on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A volunteer hands two loaves of bread to a man in Durban on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

Part of the N2 highway is flooded in Durban on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A rescue worker walks with a man who was helped from a flooded workplace near Umlazi on April 12.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

A river runs around a damaged bridge on April 12 after heavy rains destroyed it near Durban.

Deadly floods wreak havoc in South Africa

People search for salvageable items on the beach in Durban on April 12.

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