According to the weather service, 51 mm was measured in Bloemfontein, 32 mm in Fauresmith, 18 mm in Knellpoortdam, 17 mm in Wepener and Ficksburg, and 16 mm in Kroonstad.
It was raining especially in Bloemfontein where Carina Green measured 70 mm in Langenhovenpark. Bloemspruit in the city also ran strong.
Heavy rain and hail currently in Virgina Free_State ?️ Theresa Vermeulen @sawx_sa_weather @SAWeatherServic @eNCA @eNCAWeather @venter_annette @debeer_anika @JoelGuy_ @TeamNews24 @vslandbou @landbou @Amorersg @zarsg @TheSAnews @SABCNewsOnline @_ArriveAlive @TrafficSA pic.twitter.com/mPNXRS9hlN— ReenvalSA (@ReenvalSA) January 6, 2020
In the midst of heavy showers, four vehicles were severely damaged when a wall collapsed at the carport of the Ashmarynhof apartment block in Westdene.
Potchefstroom flooder earlier today.
While most South Africans are enjoying the rain throughout the Northern Cape and Free state, for some South Africans it’s been a bit too much.