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Friday's weather: Severe thunderstorms, and another day of extremely high fire danger conditions

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Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the southern parts of the Northern Cape, extreme south-western parts of the Free State, the north-western parts of the Eastern Cape, and the Central Karoo district of the Western Cape. The South African Weather Service has also issued a watch for severe...
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Melting Ice Sheets Could Worsen Extreme Weather

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Polar melt could have more complicated climate impacts than previously thought. Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate in a matter of decades, researchers said. The melting ice giants, especially the one...
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Cold weather WARNING: Solar minimum has ARRIVED and could last for more than a DECADE

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The sun has entered the solar minimum early, meaning we face a prolonged cold snap and extra cosmic rays, scientists have warned. With the sun going without sunspots for the past seven days, experts believe the conditions of the solar minimum will soon begin to take effect. The sun follows...
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Warning: Stormy weather expected in eastern parts of SA

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The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has warned residents in the eastern part of the country to brace themselves for a stormy weekend.  According to the weather service, affected provinces include Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, the north-eastern Free State and western KwaZulu-Natal. "Storms in some of these areas may become severe,...
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Rising temperatures for most of SA, very hot central interior

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Warm to hot weather conditions are expected in most of SA on Tuesday, but extremely hot conditions are expected over the central interior. Extremely high fire danger conditions are also expected over the central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the northern and central interior of the Eastern Cape...
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Rain continues in the east, moderate temperatures across most of SA

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Severe thunderstorms are expected over the extreme north-eastern parts of the Eastern Cape and the western parts of KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the Northern Cape, the western parts of the North West and the Free State, and the Laingsburg Local Municipality of the...
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