People of Gauteng, are you ready for some rain? Ok, actually, a lot of rain. The South African Weather Service has issued a warning letting you know it’s about to get real.
Downpours in and around Johannesburg are expected for the rest of the week with the rain. set to begin on Tuesday.
Weather Forecaster Kgolofelo Mahlangu spoke to TimesLIVE about what residents can expect.
“We are expecting on-and-off thundershowers throughout the day on Tuesday. It is an 80% chance of rain we are expecting. With that we can expect heavy rain over Gauteng‚ which could lead to localised flooding‚” said Mahlangu.
While the floodgates in the sky may be set to open, Department of Water and Sanitation spokesperson, Sputnik Ratau, warned residents to stick to the current water restrictions. Even with the recent rainfalls, the dam levels continue to decline nationally.