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Mild start to the week across SA

Mild start to the week across SA
South Africans can settle in for a mild start to the week across the country, with no extreme weather alert issued or expected for Monday 22 May. And while the warm to cool weather is expected, the lack of rain does not bode well for the Western Cape, as level 4......
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Mild weekend expected across SA

Mild weekend expected across SA
South Africans can settle in for a mild weekend across the country, as the South African Weather Service has issued no prospects of rain of severe temperatures for the days ahead.  Along the coastal regions of the Northern Cape and Western Cape, cloud cover can be expected for Saturday, 20 May,......
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Jitters over El Nino event bringing more drought

Jitters over El Nino event bringing more drought
The department of water and sanitation says there is the possibility of further tough times. The department of water and sanitation is worried about the prediction that the El Nino weather phenomenon will strike South Africa again during spring and summer. El Nino, associated with hot conditions, affected many parts of the......
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Two dead after tornadoes hit US

Two dead after tornadoes hit US
One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin on Tuesday and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision in Oklahoma, as a massive severe storm system battered an area stretching from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes. In......
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Drought affects 1.4 million in Angola: Unicef

Drought affects 1.4 million in Angola: Unicef
More than 1.4 million people in Angola, including many children, have been affected by a "chronic drought" that has increased the risk of disease, a UN report said Wednesday. Seven southern regions of Angola are affected, with the three border provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huila hit the hardest. The Unicef......
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KwaZulu-Natal beachfront damaged by severe storms

KwaZulu-Natal beachfront damaged by severe storms
The eThekwini Municipality is counting the cost of recent heavy rains‚ including significant damage to the promenade at the Umdloti beach. "Due to recent heavy rainfall certain areas of our coastline were affected‚" the municipality said in a statement. "We currently have engineers from the Coastal Engineering division inspecting the coastline for......
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