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Severe thunderstorms to hit Gauteng today

The weather service has cautioned residents about the possibility hail and damaging winds which could result in flooding.

FILE: Emer-G-Med paramedics on-scene at N3 Linksfield during Wednesday's flash floods. Picture: @EMER_G_MED.

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for severe thunderstorms in Gauteng on Saturday evening.

It has cautioned residents about the possibility hail and damaging winds which could result in flooding.

The weather service says the storms are expected to subside by Sunday.

Forecaster Lebogang Mashile said, “We have issued a watch for Gauteng for possible severe thunderstorms in the late afternoon.”

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