No lives lost so far,Praise be God! Extensive damage in Kruger Park. Yesterday, the combined efforts of the Air force,police,rescue services and private helicopters has led to the rescue of about 150 people from the roofs of houses and tree tops in the Hoedspruit region,guests in Kruger Park are being moved around in an effort to avoid the waters.Two Oryx helicopters have moved about 60 schoolchildren from two schools in the Bushbuckridge area.
Rescue efforts are continuing today.
I have no idea how many poor animals have drowned or been swept away...
Here is a video clip taken yesterday and shown on You Tube of the flooding in Kruger National Park. This was taken in the Letaba Restcamp. You can watch it by clicking .here