Gauteng hit by tornado

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Gauteng tornado
Cradlestone Mall in Honeydew, west of Johannesburg.

JOHANNESBURG – Paramedics have confirmed that one person has died and two others were hurt in what appears to have been a tornado in the Krugersdorp area.

Two people were hurt at a Krugersdorp mall when a section of the roof caved in over a grocery shop.Security guards evacuated the area around the collapse and paramedics transported the injured to hospital. Cradlestone Mall in Honeydew’s roof also collapsed, cars were overturned and low-lying areas flooded. Hailstones as big as tennis balls have hit the area and photos on social media show the aftermath of the tornado.