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The South African weather service on Monday warned Johannesburg residents to prepare for possible severe thunderstorms.

"Residents must prepare themselves for thunderstorms which can be severe, we will issue warnings which they can find on social media," forecaster Madimetsha Thema from the SA weather services said. 

Thema said thunder storms usually occur ahead of a cold front and could lead to high winds.  "When storms come people can expect gasty winds."

However, clear weather was expected for the rest of the week. 

"For the rest of the week we not expecting any rain," said Thema.

- African News Agency (ANA)