Emergency officials on stand-by as heavy rains hit Joburg

Gauteng and other parts of the country have been hit by heavy rains and storms this weekend. On Friday a severe storm, strong winds and heavy rainfall led to the collapse of a Vereeniging petrol station. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng and other parts of the country have been hit by heavy rains and storms this weekend.

Johannesburg EMS spokesperson, Robert Mulaudzi, says no major incidents have been reported overnight but low-lying areas are being monitored.

"So far overnight, we haven't received any major incidents throughout the City of Johannesburg, however, we are still monitoring most of our low-lying areas, mostly our informational settlements," Mulaudzi said.

"We have also been monitoring our river streams."

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