The South African Weather Service has warned that a severe thunderstorm is set to rock Gauteng province later today
Starting at around lunchtime, residents have been warned of heavy rain, damaging winds and even hail.
Forecaster Dipuo Tawana says, “Severe thunderstorms are expected in places over the province from the afternoon. We’re looking at from around 1pm onwards.”
This follows heavy downpours which the province has experienced since last week Thursday.
Emergency services officials have been on high alert amidst storm warnings.
On their Twitter account, the weather service has warned that Gauteng, the North West, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Limpopo will experience severe thunderstorms.