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Warning for severe storms in Gauteng issued

The South African Weather Service says there's a 60% chance of rain expected in Gauteng.

Picture: Winnie Theletsane/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Weather Service is warning of severe storms with large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain across Gauteng this afternoon.

Other provinces including the North West, Free State, Mpumalanga and Limpopo will also be affected.

Forecasters say there's a 60% chance of rain expected in Gauteng.

Motorists are advised to avoid driving in this storm and wait for it to subside before continuing with their journey.

Forecaster Vanetia Phakula said, “There is a possibility that thunderstorms might be severe and by severe we mean there might hail and heavy downpours.”

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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