LIST: Storm water related emergencies- who to call

Residents are warned that severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected today.

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for today that wind speeds of up to 37km/h are expected the Springs Advertiser reported.

Heavy rain leading to possible flash flooding can be expected in places over Gauteng.

Residents are advised to take extra caution when driving and make sure doors and windows are closed.

In a previous press statement released by the Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS), spokesperson William Ntladi says communities affected by these adverse weather conditions, are advised to contact the call centre immediately.

Residents and road users are encouraged to report all road and storm water-related emergencies during flooding directly to the 24 hour JRA Regional Standby Teams.

Below are a list of numbers for different regions.

  • Region A: 060 960 0764 (Midrand, Ivory Park, Diepsloot, Fourways, Woodmead)
  • Region B: 060 960 0787 (Rosebank, Northcliff, Melville, Auckland Park, Bryanston, Randburg)
  • Region C: 060 960 0762 (Western suburbs, Roodepoort, Florida, Bramfischerville)
  • Region D: 060 960 0779 (Greater Soweto)
  • Region E: 060 960 0760 (Sandton, Alexandria, Houghton Estate)
  • Region F: 060 960 0763 (Inner City, Hillbrow, Braamfontein, Parktown)
  • Region G: 060 960 0771 (Eldorado Park, Ennerdale, Lenasia, Orange Farm)

For faulty or non-functional Traffic Signals contact 082 827 8250.

 

  AUTHOR
Rebecca Mogalagadi
Journalist

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