Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar confirmed that numerous roads had been affected, including the M1 double decker highway, Crown Road, Smith Road, Leeukop and Witkoppen Roads, and South Avenue and Cross Avenue, among others.
The M1 was closed off to traffic in both directions btwn Crown I/C & Smit Str in Braamfontein due to flooding from early this morning. @MyJRA are present unblocking the drains. @JoburgMPD Freeway officers are diverting traffic at the Crown I/C & Smit Str. #JHBTraffic#SaferJoburg pic.twitter.com/lT5vWWnhaz— Tembeds (@AsktheChief01) February 8, 2020
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