Johannesburg - Some parts of Pretoria were flooded on Friday as heavy rains lashed the city for a second day‚ knocking over trees and causing huge traffic delays.
The Gauteng Weather Service warned motorists of extensive flooding in Centurion after the Hennops and Appies rivers broke their banks due to the heavy rain.
Motorists have also been cautioned to avoid the R55 leading to Valhalla after a car drove into a sinkhole.
Residents have been to avoid all streams and low-lying areas when flooded and were warned not to attempt hazardous crossings.
Pretoria - Apies River: water levels rising quickly pic.twitter.com/eQyXRdWKKv
Pretoria - M24 Route: #SinkHole (Update): RT @firstgroup_FRT
*"ALERT"* The road leading to Valhalla from the R55 and vice versa *has collapsed* infront of the dumping site. @TrafficSA pic.twitter.com/z0NXI6ZB1V
💧 GOOD NEWS: VAAL DAM level up by over one percentage point in the past 24 hours alone and is back above the 85%-mark!
📌 Full impact of recent rains should become more clear in coming days
African News Agency/ANA