NEWSFLASH: Rainstorm wreaks havoc

The SA Weather Service said a storm broke out in the east of Pretoria resulted in heavy downpours late on Monday.

Residents took to social media shortly after the storm to say that shopping trollies had blown up against cars in the parking, causing major damage.

A Facebooker posted that about 70mm of rain poured down causing damage at a local shopping centre.

Another complained of her roof coming loose.

Also read: Heavy rains prompt warning

The weather service said it expected more thunder showers but did not give any information regarding severity.

“If there are cases of severity we would advise people to stay indoors,” they warned.

No injuries were reported.

The Tshwane Emergency services was not immediately available for comment.



Also read: Warning issued for heavy rain and hail in Pta

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