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Hailstorm destroys vehicles, houses in SA

A barrage of hailstorms affected some residents of South Africa on Monday evening causing substantial damages to properties.

The hail stones damaged cars and houses of people living in Midrand, Fourways, and surrounding areas.

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Johannesburg emergency services spokesperson, Robert Mulaudzi, says they will remain on high alert overnight.

“The hailstorm has been reported in areas like Pualshof, Rosebank, and Sandton, along the N1 highway, and also in Marlboro. So far, we don’t have any injuries that have been reported. However, as emergency services, we remain on high alert overnight to make sure we can respond to all incidents that might be reported overnight.”

In Midrand, several cars were left without windscreens after hailstones the size of golf balls pounded unsheltered vehicles.

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