Johannesburg – The wet weather is expected to persist – with possible flooding – in most parts of South Africa and is set to continue for the rest of the week, the SA Weather Service (SAWS) said.
SAWS said a cut-off low-pressure system was dominating the central and eastern parts of the country, which will
result in scattered to widespread thundershowers until Saturday.
“Associated with this large-scale weather system, is a possibility of flooding, especially over the central interior, today and tomorrow (Wednesday),” SAWS warned.
“The risk of flooding will gradually progress eastwards during the week and will affect KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng, and Mpumalanga by Friday.
“In addition, there is also a possibility of severe thunderstorms, and warnings for the possible affected areas will be issued accordingly. “
SAWS said the weather system is expected to exit the country in the north-east late on Saturday.
SAWS said it will continue to monitor this weather system and updates to forecasts and severe warnings will be made regularly through the regular channels.
Weather warnings are available at https://www.weathersa.co.za/home/warnings.