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Cape City drought declared a ‘national disaster’

Cape City drought declared a ‘national disaster’

Bare sand and dried tree trunks standing out at Theewaterskloof Dam, near Villiersdorp, about 108km from Cape TownImpression copyright
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Cape City&#8217s dams are now just 24.9% total

South Africa has declared the drought which has seen Cape Town hurtling in the direction of &#8220Day Zero&#8221 a national catastrophe.

The govt created the announcement right after reassessing the &#8220magnitude and severity&#8221 of the 3-12 months drought.