Heavy rainfall and flooding has been reported across much of South Africa this week.

A large tropical trough is letting moisture-laden air flow across SA’s interior from the north. Roads have become obstructed as they disappear under fast-flowing water.

Cars have fallen prey to the floods.

Buildings have submerged.

Women and children left wounded.

A life has even been lost.

Flood warnings remain in place as widespread showers are expected across much of the country.

Gauteng Weather has issued the following reminder;

  • 20cm of water can sweep a car off the road;
  • half a metre can float a car;
  • and you should never drive around barricades.

Watch the Video below as the flood causes chaos :