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Isolated showers in SA's west as heatwave continues in parts

While isolated showers are expected in the western region, a heatwave continues with high fire danger conditions in parts of SA on Friday, 3 November.  The South African Weather Service (SAWS) advises that a heatwave with persistently high temperatures will be in place across the Eastern, Western and Northern Cape...
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Thunderstorm alert as fire risks continue for parts of SA

It’s going to be another warm day across most of South Africa on Wednesday, as a fire warning has been issued for the central parts of the Northern Cape.  Rain The South African Weather Service warned that showers and thundershowers observed over the extreme western interior and southern parts would...
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Scorching day across most of SA as fire dangers continue

A fire warning has been issued for central SA, including the Northern, Western and Eastern Cape as temperatures hover in the mid-30°Cs for most of the country.  The South African Weather Service (SAWS) warns fire hazardous conditions remain in place across parts of South Africa on Tuesday as maximum temperatures...
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High fire danger conditions in Northern Cape as temperatures hit 40°C in Western Cape

A fire warning has been issued for Northern Cape on Monday, 30 October, as temperatures rise up to 40°C in western parts of SA. The South African Weather Service (SAWS) warns South Africans to "stay hydrated" and "be safe" on Monday in north-western parts of the country as maximum temperatures...
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Severe thunderstorms over northern interior of SA

South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued an alert for severe thunderstorms expected in parts of the country on Friday 27 October. There will be a big temperature drop in most of the country, with light snowfall for eastern parts of Western Cape and Eastern Cape, including Drakensberg and Lesotho....
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Fire warning for Limpopo, Mpumalanga with Musina hitting 40°C

30% to 60% rain is expected in most parts of SA except central and the northwestern interior on Thursday 26 October, with a fire warning issued for Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Snow is expected to hit Western Cape and Eastern Cape mountains, as well as the Drakensberg, on Friday morning, according...
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