According to the story, Mpumezi Mndwetywa was dozing off on Friday night in his room at Glenwood’s external university residence.
Burn injuries were sustained by the third-year mechanical engineering student.
The third floor of the house also experienced some fires in some of its rooms.
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According to the institution, counseling is provided to students.
Disaster management is reportedly underway in eThekwini in areas where the weekend’s destructive weather has been felt.
Clermont’s electrical infrastructure was harmed, and other areas of Durban have also reported landslides and tree falls.
According to city spokesman Gugu Sisilana, mop-up efforts are in progress.
The disaster management team began assessing the damage’s scope this morning, noting that Wards 39, 30, and 34 were among the affected areas.
Since the early hours of the morning, a team from the Park Recreational and Culture units has been busy clearing down fallen trees on roads. Traffic was consequently blocked as a result.