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Heavy rainfall expected in parts of SA

It's going to be a rainy day across parts of the country.

JOHANNESBURG - It's going to be a rainy day across parts of the country.

The South African Weather Service has issued an Orange Level 9 warning for heavy and destructive rainfall in parts of Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Areas including eThekwini, Richmond, Msunduzi and Ilembe are set to experience rainfall that could cause widespread flooding of roads, settlements and bridges.

READ: Severe weather warning issued for KZN

The service also anticipates widespread displacement of communities and prolonged disruption to essential services like water and electricity.

An Orange Level 5 warning for disruptive rainfall has been issued for the eastern parts of Mpumalanga and the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape which will continue into Friday morning.

Level 2 warnings have been issued for parts of Limpopo and the Free State while Gauteng is set to experience scattered showers and thundershowers.

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