Rainy weather in Jhb set to ease

Forecasters say no further heavy downpours are expected this week.

Forecasters say no further heavy downpours are expected in Johannesburg this week. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng has been given some relief as the heavy downpours are expected to decline.

Forecasters say no further heavy downpours are expected this week. There was flooding in some areas due to heavy rains over the weekend.

Forecaster Bransby Bulo said there is a slight chance of rain today and tomorrow.

Emergency services officials have been on high alert, monitoring various informal settlements located near rivers and in flood-prone areas.

Yesterday emergency services urged children to stay away from rivers.