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Much-needed rain headed for Western Cape

Much-needed rain headed for Western Cape
There is a 60% chance of rain on Friday 26 May, across the Southern Cape coastal areas of the Western Cape - but breathing a sigh of relief is far off. The hope of ample rainfall in Western Cape is short-lived as the South African Weather Service's predictions of rainfall...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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