Severe storms possible in Gauteng and surrounds

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File: The eNCA Weather Department is keeping a close eye on storm development for Gauteng on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Weather Service has issued a watch for severe storms in Gauteng and surrounding provinces on Friday.

Affected areas include the northern half of KwaZulu-Natal, western and southern parts of Limpopo, eastern and central parts of the North West, Gauteng, north eastern parts of the Free State and the Mpumalanga Highveld as well as Escarpment.

According to eNCA meteorologist Candice McKechnie, large hail and damaging winds are possible in the areas mentioned above.