At least eight people were killed in South Africa as a result of a lightning strike. As reported by national radio, in the province of Eastern Cape people were killed in the house from lightning.
By a tragic coincidence, the victims — relatives of the deceased person, the other day, in which they celebrated the funeral.
New Year's Day in South Africa, this time marked by unusually heavy rains and thunderstorms. Storms sweep over almost the entire territory of the country as well as neighboring Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Places the storm has triggered floods.