Heavy late summer rains kill over 30 in South Africa

By Reuters | Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:02 PM
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JOHANNESBURG, March 17 (Reuters) - Unusually heavy late summer rains have killed more than 30 people in South Africa but have brought welcome relief to grain farmers after drought conditions in some parts of the maize belt in January and February.

The government said 32 people had died because of the rains over the past two weeks in the northern and eastern provinces of North West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, ...

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