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Joburg EMS on high alert for rain-related emergencies

Gauteng was hit by blooding since New Year's day, with the weather service issuing a flood warning for Johannesburg and the surrounding areas.

A screengrab of an area in Sebokeng which has been flooded after heavy rain on 30 December 2018.

JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg emergency service says there have been no rain-related emergencies in the past 24 hours.

The province was hit by blooding since New Year's day, with the weather service issuing a flood warning for Johannesburg and the surrounding areas.

At least 70 homes were damaged in Sebokeng in the Emfuleni district following floods on Monday.

Joburg EMS spokesperson Sinoke Matobako says they are on high alert.

"We haven't had any rain-related incidents. We're monitoring the situation. We've gone to areas that are known to be problematic and in those areas, we haven't seen anything."

WATCH: Heavy rains cause flooding in Sebokeng

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