Durban beaches temporarily closed after high seas forecast

COUNTRY Club and eThekwini beaches have been temporarily closed  due to high seas that have been forecast for the next few days.

“This decision was taken after careful deliberation with the South African Weather Bureau and the Sharks Board,” said eThekwini head of communications, Tozi Mthethwa.

According to Mthethwa, the closure entails the lifting of shark nets at the two beaches.

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The municipality will continue to monitor all other beaches.

“Should it become necessary to close any other beaches, members of the public will be notified accordingly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused,” she added.



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