Severe weather conditions for Gauteng

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According to SA Weather Service, there will be temporary flooding of low- level crossings causeways in Randfontein and Westonaria (Rand West City), Meyerton (Midvaal), Johannesburg (City of Johannesburg), Carletonville, Mogale city (Merafong City), Vereeniging and Pretoria (City of Tshwane).

The SA Weather Service warned motorists to be careful between 5pm and 9pm as a result of reduced visibility and flooded areas.

“Strong damaging winds may cause some damage to informal settlements,” read the report from SA Weather Service.

According to the weather service, it will be partly cloudy and cool to warm with scattered showers and thunderstorms in Gauteng.

Johannesburg emergency services said they were gearing up for the upcoming storm expected later  on Wednesday afternoon. 

Robert Mulaudzi, Johannesburg emergency services spokesperson, said the department got a warning on the expected thunderstorms from the South African Weather Service in the early hours of Wednesday morning. 

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