Santam advises KZN and Mpumalanga residents on severe weather warning

3 min read 24 October 2022

Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has cautioned Johannesburg, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Mpumalanga residents to be careful and exercise extreme vigilance in the wake of the severe weather conditions predicted for the regions and the surrounding areas over the coming days.  

“Being as prepared as possible, will help prevent flood damaging your property or even decreasing the risk of a flood-related car accident,” says Attie Blaauw, Head Personal Lines Underwriting at Santam.

Santam offers the following tips to motorists and homeowners ahead of the expected heavy rains this week.

Precautions for motorists


Precautions for homeowners

Last-minute measures homeowners can take if water levels rise

In the event of flooding

Practical steps to avoid future damage from flood water

Santam policyholders are reminded that they can call the 24/7 claims and emergency helpline 0860 505 911 or lodge a query via the Santam client site or Santam app.