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Isolated showers in the east as Western Cape heatwave sees highs of 43°C

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) warns that isolated showers leading to flooding can be expected across most of SA, except in the Western Cape on Thursday, 07 December. Heatwave A heatwave with persistent high temperature continues in places over the western interior of the Northern Cape, West Coast District,...
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Thunderstorms and flash floods expected in places over SA's east

South African Weather Service (SAWS) warns that heavy rain and thunderstorms can be expected over SA's east on Tuesday, 5 December. Flooding and thunderstorm alerts According to SAWS, widespread rainy conditions started on Monday, 4 December, over the central and eastern parts of the country. "The rain is expected to...
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Sunny days for SA with some scattered showers

December kicks off with high fire danger conditions in the central parts of the country on Friday. Scattered showers expected over Free State, North West, Mpumalanga, KZN, Gauteng, the north-eastern parts of Eastern Cape and northern and eastern parts of Northern Cape. Fire danger conditions The SA Weather Service issued...
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Thunderstorm watch issued for eastern interior of SA

The SA Weather Service (SAWS) issued a watch for thunderstorms over the eastern interior of South Africa on Wednesday 29 November. A high fire conditions warning has also been issued, and scattered rain is expected in the areas surrounding the thunderstorm region. Severe thunderstorms SAWS has warned that residents should...
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Fire danger in the west with rain in north-eastern, central parts of SA

High fire conditions are expected in the west with hot temperatures, with cooler conditions in the northeast including rain on Monday 27 November. High fire danger conditions Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the extreme western and northwestern parts of Northern Cape, as well as the...
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Severe thunderstorms and fire warning for northern central parts of SA

The weekend kicks off with a fire warning and a severe thunderstorm watch for the northern central parts of South Africa on Friday 24 November. Rain is also expected in the central, southeastern and eastern parts of the country following the thunderstorms. Alerts The SA Weather Service warns that extremely...
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