Gauteng residents might have to take out their biggest blankets.
The disaster operations centre was still receiving calls from the public due to last night’s flooding.
Parts of the region are expected to experience strong winds and scattered showers ahead of a cold front sweeping through the country.
The mini-tornado hit the settlement of Bainsvlei just outside Bloemfontein, blowing roofs off houses, uprooting trees and causing agricultural damage.
The SAWS says a cold front is expected to move over the south-west coast of the Western Cape.
The unit also says it can extend storm surge prediction systems to neighbouring countries.

Weather Cyclone Kenneth gains strength with winds of up to 215 km/h

According to Storm Report SA, Cyclone Kenneth could be one of the strongest cyclones to hit eastern Africa.

Weather How tropical cyclones are named

The naming of storms (tropical cyclones) began years ago in order to help in the quick identification of storms in warning messages.

Weather Red Cross volunteers prepare for Cyclone Kenneth in Comoros, Mozambique and Tanzania

By Wednesday afternoon, the tropical storm, which was expected to be classified as a cyclone by Wednesday night, was moving towards the Comoros.

Weather Storm heading for Mozambique to be classified as Cyclone Kenneth by tonight

The storm is expected to make landfall over the northern part of Mozambique and the southern part of Tanzania by Friday.

Weather Tshwane University of Technology launches local weather station

The Automated Weather Station will monitor local weather conditions, helping understand weather conditions for decision-making purposes.

Weather Alfred Nzo municipality calls for vigilance amid deadly deluge

Incessant rains have led to the deaths of two people so far.

Weather Countrywide rainy weather set to clear by tonight

However, damaging winds can be expected in some parts of the country this afternoon.

Weather Girl, 12, drowns following heavy rains, floods in Eastern Cape town

Alfred Nzo District Municipality said in a statement the rains had caused localised flooding and bridges had been washed away.

Weather Floods affect hundreds in rural Eastern Cape

Motorists on the R61 between Libode and Port St Johns have also been advised to be vigilant due to landslides and rockfalls.

Weather Durban floods death toll likely to increase – Gauteng Weather

Mudslides have resulted in five reported deaths with many more left trapped.

Weather WARNING: Durban disaster team activated following heavy rainfall, flooding

The Umhlatuzana River burst its banks on Monday night and several residents were reportedly trapped in their homes.

Weather Flood warning issued for Ethekwini

A warning was issued by the SA Weather Services of the storm that is expected over eThekwini, especially over the central and southern areas.

Weather PICS: Heavy rains flood Mpilisweni informal settlement in Gauteng

The flooding started on Saturday afternoon and has seen the water knee-deep in some places.




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