Rescue missions underway in flooded Centurion Lake Hotel

Torrential rains have led to flooding in Gauteng.

Roads have been closed in Centurion and some parts of Mamelodi in Tshwane.

The province has been experiencing heavy rains since last week and the South African Weather Service has warned that the rainfall would continue at least until Wednesday.

Eyewitness News Kgomotso Modise has more.

Rescue operations are underway at Centurion Lake Hotel, a chopper is being used to rescue people from the hotel.

Kgomotso Modise, Reporter - Eyewitness News

A number of businesses have been closed because of the flooded rivers. What is causing the traffic is that people have to drive around their normal routes which would have been shorter.

Kgomotso Modise, Reporter - Eyewitness News

702 caller Thabang gives updates from Soshanguve.

In Soshanguve extension three there is an elderly woman who stays alone the shack is flooded and everything is wet.

Thabang Caller - Soshanguve

As much we celebrate that water will be flowing some people are losing everything.

Thabang Caller - Soshanguve

Listen to the full interview below...


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