A terrible hailstorm hit Johannesburg, Midrand SA
Unusual amounts of hail and heavy rains have hit parts of Johannesburg, causing flooding and damage to property.
The storm, which hit shortly after 6pm on Monday came as a surprise for many motorists as the area experienced predominantly sunny skies over the weekend.
Some car owners will have to count the costs of the damages caused to their vehicles.
Residents living in Midrand, Fourways, and surrounding areas reported large hailstones from around 5pm.
Meanwhile, motorists were stranded on the N1 following heavy downpours.
The South African Weather Service warned of partly cloudy skies becoming cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers for most of Gauteng.
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa by population.
The population of the agglomeration is about 8 million people. It is the capital of the richest province of Gauteng.