Tips to stay safe this extreme weather season

It's the time of year when our weather gets a little unpredictable and more extreme with hailstorms and strong winds. Here's how to stay safe.

With parts of South Africa being hit by extreme weather this time of year, South Africans are urged to be vigilant in protecting themselves and their assets during hail season, both at home and on the road.

“Although vehicles are usually the hardest hit, major hailstorms also result in damage to roofs, windows, sliding doors, skylights, garden and outdoor equipment. Make sure that both your vehicle, homeowners and home contents insurance adequately covers you against damage to property caused by hail,” says Ricardo Coetzee, the head of Auto & General Insurance.

Auto & General offers the following tips to keep in mind this rainy season:

In general:

On the road:

At home:


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