Ekurhuleni emergency services are on high alert for more possible flooding after rescuing 15 people from a taxi trapped underwater due to the heavy rain.
There were flash floods in Germiston on Thursday night and emergency services found two cars stuck in a pool of water on a public road.
EMS officials managed to rescue everyone in the vehicle and the taxi on time.
Spokesperson William Ntladi explained: “The taxi passengers were still inside. Firefighters managed to rescue all of them. Even those standing on top of the taxi were taken to safety and nobody was hospitalised.”