The Mangaung Metro urged residents to be careful on the roads and in their homes as the South African Weather Service (SAWS) issues an impact-based Level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms.
The warning is valid from 13:00 on Thursday until 23:00 on Friday 17 November 2023.
The SAWS urged road users and residents to pay attention to alerts and warnings. During storms, people should reduce their speed and switch on headlights.
Pedestrians should be careful of crossing rivers/streams where the water level is above their ankles.
In case of an emergency, please contact the Mangaung Fire Department at 051-406-6666/051-409-9600, or the ambulance at 10177.
Compiled by Abigail Visagie