A tornado has swept through parts of the East Rand, leaving a number of people injured.
JOHANNESBURG – A number of people have been injured at the Phumulani Mall in Tembisa after a tornado hit the area this afternoon.
Reports say there is substantial damage to property after the twister swept through parts of the East Rand near OR Tambo International Airport.
One witness explains, “There is quite a scene. The tornado came past here in Tembisa next to the hospital, and there is a garage close to the hospital and its caved in. Cars went over blown out, people’s roofs have flown off.”