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East Coast Radio Newswatch is the Durban-based station's independent news team. We are KZN’s trusted news source from dawn to dusk. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

East Coast Radio Newswatch is the Durban-based station's independent news team. We are KZN’s trusted news source from dawn to dusk. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.
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East Coast Radio Newswatch is the Durban-based station's independent news team. We are KZN’s trusted news source from dawn to dusk. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

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English

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27315709443


Episodes

Newswatch @ 11am

4/25/2019
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East Coast Radio — KZN officials are counting the costs of this week's storm damage. It's been confirmed the death toll from weather-related incidents since the start of the long weekend, has now climbed to at least 70. While it's still muddy and damp in some parts - the weather office has given us a clear skies forecast.

Duration:00:02:56

Newswatch @ 10am

4/25/2019
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East Coast Radio — Reports have come through of a car that burst into flames on Durban's M4. The driver lost her last night on the route between La Lucia and Umhlanga.

Duration:00:02:40

Newswatch @ 9am

4/25/2019
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East Coast Radio — One of the many rescuers who responded to calls for help during the deadly storm has given us a first hand account of the grueling search for victims. He says many rescuers worked for almost two days straight.

Duration:00:04:24

Newswatch @ 8am

4/25/2019
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East Coast Radio — The storm-ravaged areas of KZN include our waters. Major clean ups will take place this weekend at Durban's Blue Lagoon Beach where a thick layer of plastic and refuse is covering the water's surface.

Duration:00:03:15

Newswatch @ 7am

4/25/2019
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East Coast Radio — Emergency and rescue efforts following KZN's devastating storm have entered their third day. The SA Weather Service has issued a 'watch' for possible severe thunderstorms in the north-eastern areas.

Duration:00:02:43

Newswatch @ 6am

4/25/2019
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East Coast Radio — Distraught families in KwaZulu Natal have begun the painful process of identifying the bodies of their loved ones who were killed in the storm. Local officials are asking grieving families to come forward after more than 60 people, including children, lost their lives.

Duration:00:02:52

Newswatch @ 3pm #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — Organisations and residents are rallying support for the victims of the heavy rains and subsequent flooding in KwaZulu-Natal. At least 51 people have been confirmed dead in the province since the start of the long weekend. The South African Red Cross Society says it's deployed disaster relief experts and volunteers to affected areas.

Duration:00:03:50

Newswatch @ 2pm #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — The South African Weather Service has released the rainfall figures for some of KZN's main stations since the deluge that resulted in severe flooding in parts of the province. The KZN Department of Co-operative Governance says 51 fatalities have been confirmed in weather-related incidents since the start of the long weekend.

Duration:00:03:00

Newswatch @ 1pm #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — President Cyril Ramaphosa has laid a wreath atop the rubble of a collapsed home in Chatsworth - where eight people died. The house on the Westcliff Secondary School property caved in on Monday night. Ramaphosa - has today been visiting affected families in Durban and surveying some of the areas hardest hit.

Duration:00:02:57

Newswatch @ 12pm #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is so sorry to those who lost loved ones and their homes during the heavy rain and extreme flooding over the Easter Weekend. Ramaphosa made the remarks while visiting affected residents in Amanzimtoti.

Duration:00:02:45

Newswatch @ 11am #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — An Amazimtoti home owner has told the president about the moment he lost everything - after part of his home collapsed during the severe storm in KZN this week. President Cyril Ramaphosa is inspecting some of the damage caused by the heavy rainfall. He's made a stop in Rockview Road in Amanzimtoti, where a section of the road caved in - swallowing a home and several vehicles in the process. Ramaphosa spoke briefly with the homeowner - Johan Fourie moments ago. Fourie says...

Duration:00:03:21

Newswatch @ 10am #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — KZN Education says it will ensure catch-up programmes are implemented to make up for lost classroom time yesterday. Some principals decided to close their doors due to the severe weather conditions.

Duration:00:02:45

Newswatch @ 9am #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — The death toll from this week's devastating storm now stands at 51. KZN's Cooperative Governance officials have confirmed the news this morning.

Duration:00:04:06

Newswatch @ 8am #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — Communities, households and families are beginning to take stock after parts of KZN including Durban were lashed by heavy downpours and severe storms on Monday night. Dozens of people were killed in the flooding with houses caving in, roads being washed away and mudslides flattening other buildings.

Duration:00:03:38

Newswatch @ 7am #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — Residents in KwaNdengezi near Mariannridge are being urged to be extra cautious this morning after heavy rains triggered mudslides that buried homes in the area yesterday, killing six people including a seven-month-old baby.

Duration:00:03:28

Newswatch @ 6am #KZNFloods

4/24/2019
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East Coast Radio — Disaster management officials continue to assess the damage caused by a powerful storm that pummelled KZN this week. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a devastating series of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

Duration:00:02:40

Newswatch @ 5pm

4/23/2019
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East Coast Radio — East Coast Radio Newswatch is the independent Durban-based radio station's news team. We are KwaZulu-Natal’s trusted news source with a focus on local, breaking news. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

Duration:00:03:06

Newswatch @ 4pm

4/23/2019
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East Coast Radio — Emergency services say two more bodies have been pulled out of the rubble of a house that collapsed in Chatsworth. Search teams earlier recovered the bodies of six people - from the caretaker's house at the Westcliff school. Two other people have been taken to hospital.

Duration:00:03:19

Newswatch @ 3pm

4/23/2019
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East Coast Radio — The death toll following torrential rains, and flooding across #KZN has risen to 32.

Duration:00:03:28

Newswatch @ 2pm

4/23/2019
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East Coast Radio — We're being warned to brace for more heavy rain in KwaZulu-Natal this afternoon. The South African Weather Service says heavy showers in the south-eastern parts of the province could lead to flooding. Forecaster, Wiseman Dlamini says the wet weather conditions are expected to continue until Thursday.

Duration:00:03:22