[pretoria] - Warning: risk of flooding as heavy rain lashes Tshwane

  |   Pretorianews

The South African Weather Service yesterday said the greater metro region had received almost 60mm of rain by yesterday afternoon, and this was set to continue.

Forecaster Tawana Dipuo said they were monitoring the weather and would continue to update residents, especially those in affected areas.

“We are expecting the rain to continue and have issued a warning for heavy rainfall that might lead to localised flooding on some roads.”

She said residents of Pretoria should expect a 60% probability of rain today.

“Because of the saturated ground, the rainfall expected on Friday (today) into Saturday (tomorrow) will lead to localised flooding of low-lying bridges, road pooling in informal settlements in low-lying areas as well as floodplains,” she said....

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