• Short Summary

    Scenes of uprooted trees, flattened homes, and twisted power pylons show the cyclone's path of destruction, as Roodepoort survivors mourn loved ones and search for possessions to salvage

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: South Africa: Path of the Cyclone

    SOUTH AFRICA: Johannesburg: Roodepoort:
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    HURRICANES ALSO TORNADOS' & CYCLONES ETC...TYPHOONS Cyclone hits ROODEPOORT, Nr JO'burg. Families seen searching ruins for remnants of their belongings. Twisted telegraph poles bear evidence to force of the Cyclone.

    SOUTH AFRICA Cyclone hits South Africa. Roodepoort becomes place of tragedy. Families seeking remnants of belongings amid ruins

    Weather; Disasters and Accidents

    meteorology, cyclogenesis, atmospheric pressure, wreckage, wind, damage
    Background: Scenes of uprooted trees, flattened homes, and twisted power pylons show the cyclone's path of destruction, as Roodepoort survivors mourn loved ones and search for possessions to salvage

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8GYSPDGV0FFIU4CR7NNU6VXM6
    Media URN:
    VLVA8GYSPDGV0FFIU4CR7NNU6VXM6
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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