Cape Town celebrates storm

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Rain at an ocean beach

Rain at an ocean beach

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Rain at an ocean beach

Rain at an ocean beach

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town residents celebrated temporary relief from the drought on Tuesday as a brief storm moved over the peninsula.

IN PHOTOS: Cape Town goes crazy as rain falls

eNCA Weather reported thunderstorms developed over many parts of the country in the afternoon, including active storms approaching the Cape Peninsula

Social media users documented every drop of the storm as it progressed over the drought-stricken region.

Karen Hickson Mulder - Massive Storm in Cape Town! Thunder, lightening, hail and the heavens have opened the floodgates. Hallelujah!@VanDamCNN pic.twitter.com/46pSea9Fm7

— Storm Report SA (@StormReportSA1) February 13, 2018