A Zambian Family based in Crompton, Durban of South Africa tragically their two children in a storm that affected the area and has claimed over 51 lives.
Mudslides and flooding caused by torrential rain have killed 51 people in Durban and the wider KwaZulu Natal Province, officials say with the death toll expected to rise.
Mr. Mesiya and Cynthia Phiri lost two sons identified as Emmanuel Phiri aged 6 years and Brian Phiri aged 9 years during the storm.
According to the information made available to the Zambia High Commission in Pretoria South Africa the children died during the storm when the roof of the house collapsed on them whilst sleeping in the bedroom with their parents.
The incident happened in a town called New Germany situated just inland from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.