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Professor Andrew Green being interviewed on SABC News.

Professor Andrew Green warns of future tropical cyclones that could hit KZN, in several media outlets

SABC News interview

Geologists are warning that strong tropical cyclones could hit KwaZulu-Natal in the future. An international study led out of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and published in the journal Nature Geoscience has used state-of-the-art techniques to investigate seabed sediments. It has revealed that severe tropical cyclones made landfall on the eastern coast of South Africa in the past. According to UKZN’s media release, under projected climate change conditions, these damaging phenomena could arise in the future. To discuss this, let’s welcome the head of the Marine Geology Research Unit at UKZN, Professor Andrew Green.

eNCA Interview

KwaZulu-Natal is still reeling from devastating thunderstorms with more wet weather predicted for the province. The Weather Service has issued a level 2 warning for disruptive rain. UKZN’s Marine Geology Research Unit Head Andrew Green provides more details.

ECR Newswatch

A local geologist is urging KZN’s coastal municipalities to prepare for the possible arrival tropical cyclones in the near future. UKZN Professor Andrew Green led a study into seabed sediments off the coast of Durban.


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