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Felicia Nkhwashu
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13 Apr 2018
9:37 am

84mm of rain in Pretoria in 24 hours

Felicia Nkhwashu

Most of the heavy rainfall was experienced in Pretoria East.

About 84mm of rain has been received in Pretoria in the past 24 hours, the SA weather service has said.

Heavy rain poured throughout Wednesday evening, Pretoria East Rekord reports.

READ MORE: Rainfall in Pretoria breaks records

“Most of the rain was recorded from the eastern part of Pretoria,” said forecaster Kumsa Masizana.

A video recorded at Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool shows the damage caused by the rain.

Spokesperson for the school, Dirk Taljard, said the school’s cafeteria and an office adjacent to it were flooded.

The roof of Menlyn Mall was also reported to have sprung leaks.

Rainfall in Pretoria breaks records

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