LOOK: Tree falls onto moving car on M3 as gale force winds rattle Cape Town

Cape Town – The driver of vehicle travelling along the M3 outbound near the University of Cape Town (UCT) was lucky to escape unscathed after a tree fell onto his car. 


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Video: David Ritchie/African News Agency (ANA)
A section of the highway was blocked off to traffic by the fallen tree, backing up traffic but o ther motorists quickly jumped in to lend a hand clearing the road.

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Video: David Ritchie/African News Agency(ANA)

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On Monday, the City of Cape Town said that gale force north-westerly winds of between 65 and 80km/h have been forecast between Table Bay and Cape Agulhas from Tuesday morning, subsiding overnight into Wednesday.








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High seas with wave heights of 6m are expected between Cape Columbine and Cape Agulhas in the morning and could lead to a storm surge along the Atlantic Seaboard and in False Bay, according to the statement issued by Charlotte Powell, the head of Public Awareness & Preparedness at the City’s Disaster Risk Management Centre.
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Picture: David Ritchie/African News Agency (ANA)
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