It all boils down to drivers being extra cautious.
The operation was launched on 2 December 2005 and targeted drunk drivers. We managed to arrest more than 240 drivers from the launch date to 31 December for driving under the influence.
People must exercise caution and drive carefully.
Metro police will be deployed at major intersections to direct traffic.
They are warned not to ignite fireworks where animals are present. This carries a R1 000 penalty.
The rain has stopped so the situation is getting better ? there are now fewer roads that are covered with water.
A tree has also fallen across the road and on top of a car by Kitchener and Lancaster streets in Kensington, though there were no injuries.
Traffic will be disrupted in the CBD from 10:00.
There have been no reported incidents so far, but we are monitoring the situation as usual.
Two suspects, both in their late twenties, had already cut off a piece (of cable) and were digging for more when police pounced.