Emergency officials have asked motorists and other roads users to be more cautious when travelling on the roads in this weather.
Netcare 911 Spokesperson Mathe says paramedics have been called to several areas in Joburg to deal with emergencies caused by the heavy rains.
We have attended to quite a few accidents this afternoon due to the heavy rains.— Athlenda Mathe, Netcare 911 Spokesperson
Mathe advises that motorists should check their visibility and ensure that all lights, tyres and windscreen wipers are working.
Take a listen to her advice on road safety during wet weather: