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#JHBFlooding in parts of Johannesburg after heavy rains #FLOODING


City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services spokesperson Nana Radebe said on Monday afternoon that the city's northern suburbs are being affected‚ with Rivonia Road closed at the intersection with Witkoppen Road in Paulshof.

Flooding has also been reported in Fourways at Douglas Drive and at Witkoppen Bridge in Sunninghill.


Flooding was also reported in Parktown:
Roads in Maboneng and Braamfontein in central Johannesburg were flooded earlier on Monday‚ while flooding and heavy traffic delays were reported on the M1 Double Decker Bridge‚ starting at the Crown Interchange.
A road rehabilitation project is also underway at the Double Decker Bridge‚ further frustrating traffic with lane closures.
Roads in Soweto's Orlando‚ Pimville and Klipspruit also experienced flooding on Monday‚ though none of these have been closed by the city‚ Radebe said.
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Dr Ismail Vadi said road maintenance teams had been dispatched to clear debris from the Witkoppen Road bridges and storm water drains across the province.

Road maintenance teams are clearing debris from flooded provincial roads on Monday. Motorists are warned to be careful as more heavy rains are expected to fall across the province.
“Furthermore‚ the stand-by team has been assembled to attend to any emergencies that might occur‚” he said‚ cautioning motorists to avoid roads in low-lying areas that are prone to flooding.
Vadi noted that no provincial roads have been structurally damaged by the rain.
Radebe said emergency services are in contact with the South African Weather Service for flood alerts in particular regions of the city.

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