A number of cars have been swept away by water following heavy rains in Steelpoort in the Greater Tubatse Municipality on Tuesday afternoon.

It is alleged that amongst the cars was a taxi which was on its way to pick up staff workers. 

Cars swept away in Steelpoort
Steelpoort flooding

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The driver was still alone at the time but he is still missing. The wreckage was found empty. The incident happened near Glencore’s Thorncliffe mine in Tubatse near Steelpoort outside Lydenburg, Limpopo.


Motorists have been warned to exercise extreme caution. The Limpopo Department of Transport have indicated that they are awaiting a full and detailed report on the incident.