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Storm warning issued for Gauteng

Forecasters say heavy rains are expected for most of the day in Johannesburg.

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning and says the bad weather is expected from later today. Picture: Tsephe Letseka via Facebook

JOHANNESBURG - The SA weather service has issued a storm warning for residents in parts of Gauteng.

Forecasters say heavy rains are expected for most of the day in Johannesburg.

This week there's been isolated reports of flooding of the Hennops River in Centurion.

The water and sanitation department has since said it will be on high alert for possible flooding of dams as the country enters a period of high rainfall.

Forecaster Jan Vermeulen says several regions in Gauteng will be affected today.

"We have a warning for a severe storm moving towards the north, as well as the City of Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and the West Rand and areas of the North West."

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