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News Wrap: Rain to batter the Cape this weekend 

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Rain to batter the Cape this weekend 

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public works has warned road users to be mindful of the bad weather while on the roads.
The South African Weather Services has warned that there is more rain expected in the province this coming weekend.
Rain is expected tomorrow and Saturday in the province.
The Western Cape is still recovering from the floods of this past weekend.
Some roads were closed due to bad weather.

Criticism over Sassa’s ATM withdrawal suspension 

The Western Cape Government has criticised Sassa for suspending ATM withdrawals.
Sassa announced that ATM withdrawals by holders of the Postbank Goldcard are suspended.
The announcement followed after the Postbank uncovered criminals who were targeting ATMs to access accounts.
Sassa has advised the beneficiaries to withdraw their grants at any retail outlet in the country.

Electrical faults in parts of the Cape

Eskom has reported an increase in the number of faults in some parts of the Western Cape.

Affected areas include Khayelitsha, Delft, Bluedowns and Piketberg.

The backlog in faults is resulting in long-duration power interruptions and extended restoration periods.

Eskom says the faults are caused by the recent floods and continued acts of cable theft in the province.

Man breaks record folding 30+ t-shirts in a minute 

An Idaho man with more than 250 Guinness World Records titles to his name broke another record by folding 31 T-shirts in 1 minute.
David Rush, who breaks Guinness World Records to promote STEM education, said he decided to take on another T-shirt-related record after previously earning titles for hanging T-shirts in 1 minute and donning the most T-shirts in 1 minute. The record to beat was 23, and Rush said he experimented with different techniques to determine the fastest way to fold.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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