Heavy downpours over large parts of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal on Monday left two people dead, while two others were still missing and several roads were also flooded. News24 quotes the eThekwini municipality spokespersonas saying the City’s disaster management unit was on high alert while Medi Response spokesperson Paul Herbst said that the company’s search and rescue personnel, together with other services, had an “extremely busy day” responding to various flood-related incidents. “Ranging from motor vehicle accidents to vehicles washed off of crossings and persons trapped in trees, the unit has had their hands full and continue to respond to requests for help.