More than 50 power lines were knocked down by the trees and about 1000 customers were affected by electricity outages.
eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede has appealed to residents particularly those in flood-prone areas to be cautious and even move to the nearest community halls as extreme weather is predicted to continue.
A new social media policy has been introduced at the municipality which threatens to take disciplinary action against councillors who fail to comply.
The Shadow Minister of Home Affairs, Haniff Hoosen MP, has undertaken to raise the issue with the Minister of Home Affairs.
There has been an 18 month delay in the project, however officials say the ‘project has resumed operations’.
According to the DA, the lack of orange recycling bags has had a direct impact on the unemployment rate as it has forced contractors to cut jobs.
There are four other DSW Landfill Sites listed for you to dispose of waste.
The closure entails the lifting of shark nets at the two beaches.
Orange bag delivery and distribution has been disrupted due to a shortage of bags caused by issues with the current supplier and is being addressed according to Durban Solid Waste (DSW) management.
“We are extremely proud as eThekwini Municipality-Moses Mabhida Stadium to be hosting our first international rugby match and welcoming new audiences to our stadium” – General manager of Moses Mabhida Stadium, Vusi Mazibuko
The property owner, Pam Rabikissoon now has to fork out between R4 000 to R5 000 to hire a tree feller to remove the tree, since neither the Parks Department or panhandle neighbours will take responsibility.