NATIONAL NEWS - Four people have been confirmed dead following floods in the Eastern Cape, eNCA has reported.
It was reported this morning that the South African Weather Service had issued a flood warning for parts of the province.
Storms and flooding were expected to hit Cape St Francis, Amahlathi, Stutterheim and East London from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday late morning.
Port St Johns was hit hard by heavy rains and floods, and hundreds had to be evacuated on Tuesday.
Port St Johns executive mayor Nomvuzo Mlombile-Cingo confirmed to eNCA that the damage caused by the storms was extensive.
The South African National Defence Force was deployed to the area to evacuate residents to safe places on higher ground, while disaster management teams deal with assessing the damage.
KwaZulu-Natal was also left battered after intense storms hit the region over the Easter weekend, continuing until Tuesday.
Updates on more inclement weather conditions to follow as information is made available.