A WIND storm has caused millions of dollars in damages to properties in Oranjemund.
Besides the damage to several buildings in the mining town, several huge trees were uprooted.
Visser du Preez, a resident of Oranjemund, said the windstorm struck Oranjemund at about 04:00 on Wednesday morning.
Du Preez said that although some damage was caused no injuries or loss of life was reported in town.
Odillo Kgobesti, the Chief Forecaster of Meteorological services said more wind storms are expected on Thursday over large parts of the country.