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Rain in east as temperatures cool down across most of SA

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According to SAWS, the weather will be partly cloudy and warm on Friday in Cape Town, where SONA takes place. Wind will be light to moderate southerly, becoming fresh south-easterly from the afternoon, and the temperature will be between 19-27°C. The SONA and the Opening of Parliament takes place at...
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Scorching temperatures in west, scattered rainfall expected across SA

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SA Weather Service (SAWS) predicts rainfall across most of the country on Tuesday, 13 February. Although drought-hit Cape Town will also expect a 30% chance of rain, its scorching high maximum temperature of 36°C does not bode well for the Mother City during the water crisis. Most cities in the...
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Fire danger warning in west, widespread showers expected across SA

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The week is off to a warm start across most of SA, with SA Weather Service (SAWS) warning of fire danger conditions for western parts of the country on Monday, 12 February. Widespread showers are expected across SA on Monday, with minimal rainfall expected over drought-stricken parts of the Western...
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Fire danger warning in Western Cape, rainfall expected across most of SA

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Rainfall is expected across most of South Africa on Wednesday, 7 February, but drought-stricken Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay will remain dry.  The western and northern parts of the country will be extremely hot, with most places experiencing temperatures above 30°C. Fire danger conditions The SA Weather Service warns...
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Fire danger conditions in Northern Cape as heat rises across most of SA

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Most of the country will experience high maximum temperatures on Tuesday, 06 February, with scattered showers in parts and a fire danger warning for most of the Northern Cape. Fire danger conditions The SA Weather Service warns of extremely high fire danger conditions expected over the eastern and southern parts...
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Boiling temperatures and fire danger in western SA

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The week will be off to a hot start for western parts of SA, including a fire danger warning and scattered showers for the north-eastern provinces on Monday, 5 February. High fire danger conditions The SA Weather Service warns of extremely high fire danger conditions over the central and western...
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