MEC Sipho Hlomuka urges residents to be cautious, ‘especially motorists and pedestrians’.
WSD spokesperson Sputnik Ratau said ‘during this dry season we are told that we would be receiving below average rain until December’.
The country is looking at a possibility of ‘water shedding’ should consumers fail to stick to restrictions.
Officials were instructed to immediately close Snake Road on the N12 southbound.
The low water bridge on the corner of Rabie and End streets was closed following heavy thunderstorms on Friday evening and Saturday morning.
Gauteng, the North West, Free State, and Limpopo will continue to experience extremely high temperatures.

Submerged shacks, power outages and flooded roads as heavy rain hits Cape Town

Motorists drove over traffic islands and pavements to avoid the rainwater which, in parts, rose above tyre-height.

Western Cape in for wet weekend as heavy rainfall, flooding expected

In the City of Cape Town, the disaster management department has already begun preparations for the anticipated downpour.

No real rain until the end of the year – SA Weather Service

There also needs to be action driven by the government to regulate the way water is managed, says Adam Gunn, CEO of water and environmental company GCS.

Another scorcher expected for Gauteng as heatwave peaks

Residents of Gauteng and other surrounding inland provinces should brace themselves for a scorcher as the heatwave that has plagued the area since the weekend is expected to peak on Monday afternoon.

Gauteng can expect temperatures of up to 37 degrees this weekend

The province is also yet to experience its first summer showers.

Expect it to be warm to hot this week

The South African Weather Service says there will probably be little rain this week throughout the country.

SA Weather Service issues warning for severe thunderstorms in Gauteng

Warnings have also been issued for Mpumalanga and Limpopo. 

Severe thunderstorms expected in KwaZulu-Natal

Disaster management teams in the province have been placed on alert.

Severe thunderstorms with possible heavy downpours expected in Gauteng

Gale force winds are expected in KZN from tonight.

Light snow forecast for parts of Karoo

The Northern and Eastern Cape, Lesotho, and parts of the Karoo may see light flurries this week, as well as cold temperatures.

SANParks Wilderness braces for heavy rains, flooding on Sunday

Although the park will stay open, some popular hiking trails will be closed on Sunday afternoon as the Garden Route region braces itself for rain.

‘People can’t see the white line in the street’ – Alexander Bay hit by red sandstorm

When the north-eastern blows the way it did on Wednesday, the town closes down until the storm blows itself out to sea.

Light snow reported in the Eastern Cape and Oudtshoorn

The Swartberg Pass near Oudtshoorn is also experiencing very light snow which should pass by Monday.

Gauteng temperatures soar above 30 degrees

Rain isn’t on the cards at the moment and only the southern areas of the country can expect cold spells.




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