Gauteng residents warned to expect another storm, more rain

Several houses were damaged and trees uprooted on Monday in areas, including Ennerdale and parts of Soweto on Monday night.

Debris lies in the road in Johannesburg following a storm on 5 November 2018. Picture: Johannesburg EMS

JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng residents are being warned of another severe storm and damaging winds with more rainfall expected.

Several houses were damaged and trees uprooted on Monday in areas, including Ennerdale and parts of Soweto on Monday night.

One man was injured in a wall collapse during the storm and has been hospitalised.

The South African Weather Service's Dipuo Tawana says: "We’re still expecting thunderstorms over Johannesburg but it’s going to be isolated thunderstorms and showers.

“At the moment, the conditions are not favourable that we might issue an alert for that area [sic]. For Joburg and the Vaal there are no alerts, just for Tshwane.”