11.11.2019 12:11 pm
The increased wet weather comes after two weather systems converged over parts of the greater Durban area last night, bringing with it more rain.
The South African Weather Service earlier this morning issued another weather warning urging people to be cautious of reduced visibility and the possibility of localised flooding, reports North Coast Courier.
Motorists drove over traffic islands and pavements to avoid the rainwater which, in parts, rose above tyre-height.
In the City of Cape Town, the disaster management department has already begun preparations for the anticipated downpour.
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.
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.
The province is also yet to experience its first summer showers.
The South African Weather Service says there will probably be little rain this week throughout the country.
Warnings have also been issued for Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
Disaster management teams in the province have been placed on alert.
Gale force winds are expected in KZN from tonight.
The Northern and Eastern Cape, Lesotho, and parts of the Karoo may see light flurries this week, as well as cold temperatures.
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.
When the north-eastern blows the way it did on Wednesday, the town closes down until the storm blows itself out to sea.
The Swartberg Pass near Oudtshoorn is also experiencing very light snow which should pass by Monday.