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60% Rain for Cape Town as most of SA's coast expects scattered showers

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Capetonians will rejoice in a 60% rainfall prediction by the South African Weather Service (SAWS) for Friday, 6 April, while most of SA's coastline is expected to receive scattered showers. It is expected to be a mild day across the country as no severe weather alerts have been issued. Rain On Friday...
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Cool conditions along the coast as central SA swings between cold and hot extremes

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The midweek weather across most of SA is expected to be fine and mild - with warmer temperatures spiking across the Western and Eastern Cape interior.  Fire alert  The SA Weather Service warns extremely high fire dangers continue for Wednesday,  over the central parts of the interior towards the Namakwa...
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Mpumalanga and Limpopo to expect severe thunderstorms

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The week starts off with severe thunderstorms for the two most northeastern provinces and warm temperatures across most of the country. Thunderstorms Severe thunderstorms are forecast by the SA Weather Service over the escarpment in central Mpumalanga and the interior of Limpopo. 60% chance of rain is also expected over...
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Heavy rain, possible flooding in SA's eastern interior

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The SA Weather Service (SAWS) forecasts heavy rain that could lead to localised flooding in the north-eastern parts of the country on Thursday and Friday, 22-23 March. Rain is expected in most of the country except for the south-western parts of SA. Alerts A warning has been issued for the...
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Severe thunderstorms in Eastern Cape, high fire danger conditions expected in Northern Cape

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Severe thunderstorms and fire danger conditions can be expected in parts of SA on Tuesday, 20 March, while a 30% chance of rain has been forecast across most of the country's eastern and northern parts. According to South African Weather Service (SAWS), on Tuesday, extremely high fire danger conditions are...
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Widespread showers across most of SA as flood alert issued for parts of Eastern Cape

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South African Weather Service (SAWS) alerts that heavy rain and flooding is expected in parts of Eastern Cape on Thursday, 15 March, while widespread showers have been forecast across most of SA. Alerts For Thursday, SAWS issued a watch for heavy rain leading to localised flooding is expected along the...
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