The South African Weather Services has issued a warning of severe thunderstorms over the southern and western parts of KwaZulu-Natal until Tuesday.

There is a possibility of localised flooding in low-lying areas and damage to critical infrastructure and housing, particularly in informal settlements.

Forecaster Stacy Colborne says there is a 60% chance of rain in some parts of the province.

⚠Yellow thunderstorm warning for western and central KZN, eastern Free State and southern Highveld of Mpumalanga from this afternoon.

🔸hail of damaging nature, strong winds, heavy rain leading to flooding of susceptible roads possible.

— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) October 26, 2020

“We are expecting a 60% chance of showers and thundershowers over Southern and Western KZN. Otherwise a 30% chance over the rest of the province. We are expecting a warning of severe thunderstorms to occur over the Western parts of KZN. Places included are Newcastle, Vryheid, Ladysmith, Greentown, Estcourt, Moon River, Giants Castle and Underberg. Looking at tomorrow, 60% chance of showers and thundershowers mostly over the Western parts of KZN otherwise a 30% chance over the rest of the province. We do have a warning out against for severe thunderstorms over the Western parts of KZN for tomorrow as well.”

Kwazulu Natal Tomorrow ‘s Weather overview: 27.10.2020 pic.twitter.com/rL4SLsxNBo

— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) October 26, 2020

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