Video caught of filling station as weather causes roof collapse

Video caught of filling station as weather causes roof collapse

- The severe weather has wreaked havoc on the Gauteng province, with heavy rains causing flooding and the winds damaging property

- A filling station's roof collapsed under the relentless onslaught of the weather, crushing cars beneath its weight

- A video was caught, showing the damage, fortunately only two men sustained minor injuries

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Gauteng was lashed by severe weather throughout Friday afternoon resulted in large areas of the province experiencing severe thunderstorms.

A video has surfaced on social media showing how destructive the weather can be. A filling station roof collapses as a result of the heavy rain and winds.

ER24 reported that only two men received light injuries as a result.

The severe weather has wreaked havoc.

A filling station roof could not stand up to the relentless rain and wind. Photo credit: Twitter/@ConstructionSfy
Source: Twitter

“At approximately 13h50, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find that a roof of a service station had collapsed on a small bus, a taxi and a light motor vehicle. The drivers and passengers had taken refuge in the nearby shop.
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“Medics assessed the patients and found that two men, believed to be in their 20s, had sustained only minor injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found,” said ER24 in a statement.

The collapses roof crushed a number of cars and the heavy rains flooded parts of the province.

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a popular nightclub in Pretoria has closed temporarily after part of their ceiling collapsed over the weekend. Propaganda Pretoria released a statement on their official Facebook page stating that there weren't any serious injuries or fatalities.

The nightclub also stated that the building is still intact and that it was just a section of the ceiling that had collapsed due to bad weather. The nightclub stated that they would reopen on Friday, 6 November.

Many South Africans took to social media to share their own views of the incident at Propaganda on Saturday.

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In other news, Pretoria's popular Propaganda nightclub was the scene of Halloween horror as the roof collapsed. Frightened patrons fled the club, among the Prince KayBee.

However, a number of people were injured by falling debris with some being trapped beneath the collapsed roof sections.

Briefly.co.za learned that Prince KayBee was due to perform that night and joked about it afterwards online.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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