• Short Summary

    More than 100 people have been reported missing in the floods that have swept through large areas of south western Cape Province.

  • Description

    AV area, gushing water and GV'S of floodwater, people standing on bridge as road is swept away, people sifting through bush and muddy areas where floodwater has receded, looking for bodies, damaged streets and wrecked cars in township.





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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: More than 100 people have been reported missing in the floods that have swept through large areas of south western Cape Province. The township of Lainsgburg on the edge of the Karoo desert, was cut off when the Buffels River burst its banks. Many buildings were damaged in the floods, which followed torrential rain.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEF0NZEO6UIFJQ6U9EC54ID0UR
    Media URN:
    VLVAEF0NZEO6UIFJQ6U9EC54ID0UR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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