Sand River Bridge 6 pm 14 July 2012 – Photo Gallery

The following photos taken by Bev Mortimer this evening show an extremely strong Sand River flowing down to the Kromme River at 6 pm, plus the build up of water at the bridge base beneath the road across, plus the status of water flowing towards and out of the  pipes beneath the bridge. The Sand River Bridge…

Dam formation at the Sand River bridge causes concern

By Bev Mortimer: Concern from early morning motorists has been expressed following a build up of water into a dam on the one side of the temporary Sand River Bridge during the night, 13 July 2012. A tour round St Francis Bay early this morning  revealed that there was no major flooding in the village…

Shark attack victim recovering in Mossel Bay hospital

NSRI spoke to Jacques Mostert, 29, from Centurion, this morning by telephone and he is in good spirits and recovering well in a Mossel Bay hospital. “He told us that his friend had exited the water while they were surfing and on his way out of the surf he was circled by a shark which…

Gauteng man attacked and bitten by shark near Stillbaai today

A Gauteng man was attacked and bitten by a 4-metre shark today , 6 July, on his left upper leg and his left knee while surfing at Sand Beach, Jongensfontein, 20 kms up the coast from Stilbaai. The shark attack victim, 29 year old Jacque Mostert, from Eldorado Park, Centurion, suffered heavy blood loss from two serious…