Beaches closed due to sardine run

DURBAN beach users are advised that bathing at Durban’s South and Central beaches is temporarily prohibited due to the removal of shark nets to allow for the Sardine Run.

Municipal spokesperson, Mandla Nsele, said: “The closure is effective immediately and beaches will only be re-opened once the Sardine Run has passed through.”

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The Sardine Run is a highlight of the season along the KwaZulu-Natal coastline and attracts numerous tourists and fishermen to the region.

Mike Anderson-Reade from The Sharks Board said the Board anticipated the sardines will reach the area by the weekend.

 

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