120607-Cape Town. This women lost control of her car and caused 2 other cars to be involved in a accident on the N1 incomming near the Koeberg interchange. Heavy rain and possible blocked drains caused for flooding in the fast lane. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
120607-Cape Town. This women lost control of her car and caused 2 other cars to be involved in a accident on the N1 incomming near the Koeberg interchange. Heavy rain and possible blocked drains caused for flooding in the fast lane. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
120605. Cape Town. Heavy rain clouds hanging over Table Bay.  Picture henk Kruger/cape argus
120605. Cape Town. Heavy rain clouds hanging over Table Bay. Picture henk Kruger/cape argus
120607-Cape Town. This women lost control of her car and caused 2 other cars to be involved in a accident on the N1 incomming near the Koeberg interchange. Heavy rain and possible blocked drains caused for flooding in the fast lane. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
120607-Cape Town. This women lost control of her car and caused 2 other cars to be involved in a accident on the N1 incomming near the Koeberg interchange. Heavy rain and possible blocked drains caused for flooding in the fast lane. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
Cape Town-07/06/12-Samor Machel pupil walking in the rain in the wet weather of Cape Town.Picture Mlondolozi Mbolo
Cape Town-07/06/12-Samor Machel pupil walking in the rain in the wet weather of Cape Town.Picture Mlondolozi Mbolo
Cape Town - 120607 - Flooding is a problem in Phillipi where proper infrastructure is lacking. Pictured is a man running to get out of the rain. Reporter: Sibongakonke Mama Photographer: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 120607 - Flooding is a problem in Phillipi where proper infrastructure is lacking. Pictured is a man running to get out of the rain. Reporter: Sibongakonke Mama Photographer: David Ritchie
Cape Town.120607.A vendor sells umbrellas in Adderley Street on a day marked by inclement weather.  Pic: Jason Boud
Cape Town.120607.A vendor sells umbrellas in Adderley Street on a day marked by inclement weather. Pic: Jason Boud
Cape Town-07-06-2012 A bad weather in Cape Town today,we saw lot of traffic and floods in different areas .pic Phando Jikelo reporter Tshego Lepule
Cape Town-07-06-2012 A bad weather in Cape Town today,we saw lot of traffic and floods in different areas .pic Phando Jikelo reporter Tshego Lepule
Cape Town - 120607 - Bad weather is forecast for the next few days with cold temperatures and rain expected around Cape Town. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 120607 - Bad weather is forecast for the next few days with cold temperatures and rain expected around Cape Town. Picture: David Ritchie
A homeless man sits under a plastic cover to protect him from wind and rain in the city of Cape Town. Photo: AP
A homeless man sits under a plastic cover to protect him from wind and rain in the city of Cape Town. Photo: AP
Seagulls walk in sea water that washed over the shore during a storm in the city of Cape Town. Photo: AP
Seagulls walk in sea water that washed over the shore during a storm in the city of Cape Town. Photo: AP
Waves break over the shore line with near Cape Town Stadium. The South African weather service have reported gale force winds, rough seas and very cold conditions for the Western Cape. Photo: AP
Waves break over the shore line with near Cape Town Stadium. The South African weather service have reported gale force winds, rough seas and very cold conditions for the Western Cape. Photo: AP

Heavy rains and gale-force winds wreaked havoc on the streets of Cape Town, with numerous reports of accidents and flooding.

Heavy rains and gale-force winds wreaked havoc on the streets of Cape Town, with numerous reports of accidents and flooding.