Flights delayed, one person reported drowned as storms hit Joburg

2016-11-09 19:09

Johannesburg – Flights out of OR Tambo International Airport were delayed on Wednesday evening as stormy weather hit Johannesburg.

Emergency officials at Emer-G-Med also confirmed that at least one person had drowned in the flash floods on the N3 in Linksfield.

Photos posted by users on social media showed vehicles stuck almost roof-height in water.

Traffic in the city came to a standstill.

More to follow.

Read more on:    johannesburg  |  floods  |  weather

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