- The South African Weather Service tweeted on their official account that there could be flooding in Gauteng due to thunderstorms
- The weather service issued a level 2 yellow warning - which means people should be aware that severe weather change is coming
- Some social media users in Mzansi were skeptical because the last time the weather service reported possible thunderstorms, it did not happen
The South African Weather Service has warned Mzansi that there might be flooding in Gauteng in the coming days. The weather service has warned that the flooding might happen due to thunderstorms and showers.
There is also going to be a drop in temperatures and there is going to be an 80% chance of rain in the province.
The weather service has issued a level 2 yellow warning. This means to just be aware that severe weather is possible and could affect you.
Weather forecaster Venetia Phakula says: "We expecting localised flooding, road flooding also localised flooding in low lying areas. There’s also a possibility of hail.”
After the South African Weather Service made their announcement on Twitter, a few users had something to say about the possible weather changes.
The City of Johannesburg Twitter account (@CityofJoburgZA) said: "In case of any road and storm related emergencies, our standby team will be there to assist."
Others criticised the weather service because of the last time they said there would be thunderstorms.
@aliwolshoal wrote: "What is the story dudes... There is no rain yet you say 80%..."
@AliceJo52776166 said: "No idea where you are looking but you need glasses...this 80% of rain you predicted! Where is it? Waiting all weekend and nothing!"
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Microsoft offered its employees the chance to work from home permanently. The software mega-company Microsoft is the latest organisation to take the work-from-home concept a step further and offer it as a permanent provision. A lot of companies had to adopt a work from home policy due to Covid-19 and some companies have chosen to make the leap and make the new normal a permanent thing.
Employees will have the option of working from home, subject to approval from their managers, and in exchange will give up their office space at the company according to The Verge.
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