Emergency services on high alert due to heavy rains

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Emergency services personnel across Gauteng have been put on high alert following warnings of heavy rainfall which could led to flash floods.

The South African Weather Service has issued an alert of heavy rainfall in parts of Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

In Gauteng there’s a warning of possible flash floods in Ekurhuleni and Mogale city in Krugersdorp west of the province.

Ekurhuleni Emergency Management spokesperson William Ntladi says they are on stand-by for any eventuality.

“We’d like to encourage the people and the City of Ekurhuleni to be able to be on high alert as well. For any eventualities to be notify to Emergency Service whereas now the necessary assistance can be rendered to them.”