The SA Weather Service has taken to Twitter to advise community members to stay safe as thunderstorms are predicted in Gauteng this afternoon, 13 October.
The service also offered the following bit of advice:
Please be advised of the following WATCH for severe thunderstorms with possible heavy downpours, hail and strong winds valid today 13 October 2018. Please take care and be safe. @ReenvalSA @huisgenoot @storm_sa @StormReportSA1 @landbou @GrainSA @AgriSAOfficial pic.twitter.com/UNaARDYX96
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) October 13, 2018
This warning comes after the weather service had advised that stormy weather was expected for various parts of the country, including Gauteng, on Friday and Saturday.
Media release: Stormy weather expected for parts of South Africa 12/13 October 2018. pic.twitter.com/y7xwhHWJYp
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) October 12, 2018