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Fire warning in the west and rain in the east

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A fire warning has been issued for the northwestern parts of SA on Friday 13 October, and 30% chance rain expected for the extreme eastern parts. Isolated showers are expected from East London through to most of KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, the eastern parts of Mpumalanga and Limpopo. Nelspruit should expect a...
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Cold front will hit Eastern Cape with isolated showers on SA coast

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A light cold front will hit the the Eastern Cape east of East London on Thursday 12 October, with isolated showers on the SA coastline from Hermanus to Mozambique. The isolated showers will hit the South Coast in the Western Cape in the morning, Eastern Cape coast in the afternoon...
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Heavy rain in eastern parts of SA and snow in Drakensberg

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Tuesday 10 October sees heavy rain for Eastern Cape, KZN and Mpumalanga, as well as snow on Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape due to an intense cut-off low system. Very cold conditions will spread from Eastern Cape and Northern Cape to south-western high lying areas of KZN on Tuesday. Rain...
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Be prepared for adverse weather conditions' across SA

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The week begins with numerous advisories from South African Weather Service (SAWS) warning people to "be prepared for adverse weather conditions" expected across the country on Monday, 9 October. According to SAWS, an intense cut-off low system is expected to affect the eastern parts of the Western Cape, south-eastern Northern...
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Heavy rain continues in north-east as temperatures sink across SA

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riday, 06 October, is off to a cold, wet start as heavy rainfall and thunderstorms continue in north-eastern parts and temperatures sink across SA. Earlier on Thursday, 05 October, there was heavy snowfall in Lesotho at the Afriski Mountain Resort and in the Drakensberg, as well as flood warnings for...
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Cold front promises much-needed rain in Western Cape

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A cold front is due to make landfall in the Western Cape on Tuesday night, 03 October, promising much-needed rain, while extremely high fire danger conditions, gale force winds and rainfall is expected to continue in most parts of SA.   Fire warnings The South African Weather Service warns that extremely...
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