Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016

Hailstorm in Eastern Cape, South Africa kills 1; damages houses

Heavy rainfall accompanied with hail claimed life of an elderly woman and damaged houses in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.

Hailstorm caused damage in Mount Frere and Mount Ayliff on Wednesday night, News24 reported quoting Alfred Nzo municipality spokesperson Ndabuko Masumpa.

Disaster and emergency teams have been sent to villages like Rhode, Mjila, ‎Ntsizwa, Mandileni, Sirhoqobeni and Lubaleko.