The weather service said the thunderstorms will be characterised by large hail, damaging winds and heavy downpours across the province.

On Tuesday, temperatures reached 34°C in Pretoria.

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In December last year, hundreds of people were displaced when a severe storm ripped through south of Johannesburg and the West Rand, damaging their houses and bulk infrastructure.

– African News Agency