Sea foam drenches cars in Cape Town

Two cars parked next to the shoreline in Cape Town were left covered in sea foam on Wednesday, June 7th, as a storm hit the country's southern tip.

Journalist Mohammed Jameel Abdulla, working for national news outlet The Daily Vox, captured video and photographs of the vehicles coated in frothy foam.

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TOPSHOT - Waves break over a sea wall at Cape Town harbour on June 7, 2017, as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled South Africa's west coast on Wednesday, forcing the closure of Cape Town harbour, triggering flash floods and causing extensive damage, authorities said. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
A man runs from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A man runs from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A man takes pictures as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Sea spray is seen as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A township child is seen though a car window as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Sea spray crashes against a promenade as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A man surveys a shop window blown in as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
People cross a rain drenched road during a brief respite from storms in Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A man runs from a downpour as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A man takes a picture of sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A township resident repairs his shack as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A township resident repairs his shack as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Youths run from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Youths run from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Youths run from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A man runs from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A man runs from sea spray as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A township resident repairs his shack as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A woman seeks shelter as storms hit Cape Town, South Africa, June 7, 2017. Eight people have been killed and thousands forced from their homes as South Africa's tourist base Cape Town and surrounding areas were hit by the worst winter storm in 30 years, officials said on Wednesday. The storm is expected to dump more than two inches (50 mm) of rain in some areas and trigger waves of up to 12 metres, the South African Weather Service said in warnings. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 7: Huge waves hit coastline during the heavy storm in Cape Town, South Africa on June 7, 2017. (Photo by Ashraf Hendricks/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 7: Car drive through flooded road as the huge waves hit coastline during the heavy storm in Cape Town, South Africa on June 7, 2017. (Photo by Ashraf Hendricks/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 7: People are seen over the bridge as the huge waves hit coastline during the heavy storm in Cape Town, South Africa on June 7, 2017. (Photo by Ashraf Hendricks/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 7: Kids run over the bridge as the huge waves hit coastline during the heavy storm in Cape Town, South Africa on June 7, 2017. (Photo by Ashraf Hendricks/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 7: A kid stands over the bridge as the huge waves hit coastline during the heavy storm in Cape Town, South Africa on June 7, 2017. (Photo by Ashraf Hendricks/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
People watch as waves of foam and seawater crash into Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town on June 7, 2017, as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled South Africa's west coast on Wednesday, forcing the closure of Cape Town harbour, triggering flash floods and causing extensive damage, authorities said. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A man checks on the roofs of shacks in an informal settlement, in Langa, during one of the most intense storms that has hit the Western Cape Province in more than a decade, on June 7, 2017, in Cape Town. The Western Cape Province is also in the grips of a drought, which might be eased by the storm, but extreme winds and high seas are also expected to cause damage to buildings and other infrastructure. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman and a child run across the road, in makeshift raincoats in an informal settlement, in Langa, during one of the most intense storms that has hit the Western Cape Province in more than a decade, on June 7, 2017, in Cape Town. The Western Cape Province is also in the grips of a drought, which might be eased by the storm, but extreme winds and high seas are also expected to cause damage to buildings and other infrastructure. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
A man looks at water flowing in a canal in the township of Langa, in Cape Town, on June 7, 2017, as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled South Africa's west coast on Wednesday, forcing the closure of Cape Town harbour, triggering flash floods and causing extensive damage, authorities said. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Waves of foam and seawater crash into Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town on June 7, 2017, as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled South Africa's west coast on Wednesday, forcing the closure of Cape Town harbour, triggering flash floods and causing extensive damage, authorities said. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
A traffic officer waits to direct traffic as waves of foam and seawater crash into Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town on June 7, 2017, as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled South Africa's west coast on Wednesday, forcing the closure of Cape Town harbour, triggering flash floods and causing extensive damage, authorities said. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
A traffic control vehicle blocks a road as waves of foam and seawater crash into Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town on June 7, 2017, as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The ferocious storm killed eight people as it pummelled South Africa's west coast on Wednesday, forcing the closure of Cape Town harbour, triggering flash floods and causing extensive damage, authorities said. The weather system which struck on June 6 has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
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Eight people were killed and thousands forced from their homes as the city and its surrounding areas were hit by the worst winter storm in 30 years, officials said on Wednesday.

Local media reported that strong winds also fanned fires in the countryside east of Cape Town, forcing evacuations including in the popular resort town of Knysna, renowned for its oysters and rugged coastal scenery.

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