Storm da­m­ages Soweto homes

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

ROOFS were dam­aged in Protea Glen, Soweto, yes­ter­day af­ter­noon dur­ing a strong storm, Gaut­eng po­lice said. “There have been no re­ports of in­juries so far,” War­rant Of­fi­cer Kay Makhubela said. “It’s just the roofs of houses were dam­aged.” He es­ti­mated that “more than 20” houses were dam­aged in the storm. Weather SA fore­caster Vane­tia Phakula said she could not con­firm me­dia re­ports that Protea Glen ex­pe­ri­enced a tor­nado. “From what we saw on radar it didn’t look like a tor­nado… all I could see was the storm was mov­ing very fast. “We would need to send some­one out there to look at the dam­age.”

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.