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Weather WARNING: Flooding can be expected in SEVERAL provinces

Gird your loins! The difficult weather will likely worsen before it receives any higher: The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has warned of continual heavy rains and flash floods in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga on Sunday, 5 December 2021.

“Disruptive rain is leading to flooding in places is predicted over Gauteng, western and southern elements of Limpopo and Mpumalanga this evening into day after today,” the SAWS had said on Saturday night.

That’s now not all: An alert for parts of the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal has also been issued.

“Today we're having a reduce off low device over the south-western parts of the u . S . And that is bringing scattered to great rain showers,” the climate carrier’s Jacqueline Modika informed Eyewitness News (EWN).

The SA Weather Service says it is currently tracking a ability chance of avenue flooding for motorists across the street community in Gauteng and other provinces on Sunday.

“On a broader scale, residents in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, the Free State, and North West, as well as the northern areas of KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern and Western Cape, must be aware of the hazard of flash flooding, particularly in low-mendacity regions,” the SAWS said.


The climate warnings come in the midst of Stage 2 of load losing, that's expected to run till Monday morning on 6 December 2021, at exactly 05:00. Electricity cuts plus moist weather have usually confirmed to be a recipe for disaster.

Eskom has attributed the rolling blackouts is because of the truth that generation devices at Kusile, Medupi and Arnot strength stations didn't return to service. Added to that is the postpone of a unit returning to provider at Tutuka power station. That’s not all: Eskom also says the failure of the coal conveyors at Medupi caused reduced output at the station. The embattled parastatal says this has been rectified, however it'll nevertheless take time to recover the total operations.

“Furthermore, there was a complete shutdown of the Kendal energy station ash plant because of an electrical fault. This required the station’s output to be reduced to minimum. The ash plant has because returned to service, and the ash backlog restoration is in development,” said spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha.

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Free State Jacqueline Modika Limpopo Mpumalanga SAWS


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