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  • Dramatic footage and pics of the flash floods in Johannesburg [video]
    Posted by on Nov 10th, 2016

    Don’t ask me the science behind it, but when it is windy in Cape Town then it more often than not rains in Johannesburg. It may be an urban legend, but it has been windy in Cape Town for the past week and yesterday there were heavy rains and flash floods in Joburg and Pretoria.

    Here are some images and videos of the chaos.

    joburg floods nov 2016

    [pic via Intelligence Bureau SA]

    joburg floods 2

    [pic via @saltwag]

    How’s this human chain to help stranded passengers trapped in vehicles by rushing water.

    Car floating down a road in Linksfield.

    And more.

    Lot’s of damage but welcome relief from the drought even though much of the rain didn’t fall in the catchment areas to fill the Vaal dam.

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