A large storm has hit Cape Town, Knysna and Southern coastal Africa causing 8 deaths. The rain was much needed as the area has been in a severe drought. The storm touched off several fires that winds fanned into the worst fires therein decades. 10,000 have evacuated so far due to fires. The waves have been huge..
The first video below is an update of the Knysna fire from the front lines. This coastal tourist town is taking a heavy toll. The second video was too close to the waves.