Rain, thunderstorms and flooding are expected to continue for the rest of the week as heavy rain wreak havoc in Gauteng.
After the SA Weather Service issued a flood warning on Thursday, the floodgates opened in many parts of Johannesburg and Pretoria, causing traffic consternation and flash floods.
On Friday morning, the SA Weather Service listed the following updates:
- Almost all low-level bridges in Tshwane closed
- Evacuations in Soshanguve, Ga-Rankuwa & Mamelodi
- Jukskei threatening to burst banks
- Floods in parts of Pretoria, Centurion, Sandton, Randburg and Roodepoort
- Traffic lights out due to rain
Here is a look at some of the places throughout Gauteng affected by the flood:
I mean look at this pic.twitter.com/22ntgG4LhX— Ncamnce (@LifalethuK) March 23, 2018
Let's applaud this good samaritan. He is pulling a tree with his bakkie's winch to create way for motorists. This is just outside Hatfield on the N4- N1 onramp. #Flooding@SAWeatherServic@eNCA@Radio702@ewnupdates@PigSpotter@CityTshwanepic.twitter.com/nqEZsCQGsB— Remmone Mareme (@Remmonem) March 23, 2018