A six-year-old child has died after a roof collapsed on her during a hailstorm in Limpopo. One person was injured and some families lost their homes.   

Mopani District Municipality Executive Mayor Cllr Pule Shayi, has visitedLorraine Selaelo’s bereaved family in Sefofotse Village.
Sedibeng, Maupa, Mohabaneng and Jamela are among the affected villages.

Municipal spokerson, Odas Ngobeni, says the municipality has embarked on a data collection drive in a bid to craft a coordinated plan to assist affected families.

Ngobeni says the municipality has so far provided tents, blankets, and food for the residents.

Ngobeni has urged community members and motorists to remain vigilant as rain continues to lash the are

He has also appealed that they report emergencies to the Municipal Disaster Management Centre.  – Report by Turfloop FM’s Tshepo Maeko