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Cape Town's Taps Could Really Run Dry

Cape Town's Taps Could Really Run Dry
No guarantee of winter rain, scientists say Taps may run dry in the drought-stricken city of Cape Town and the south-western Cape as dam levels drop and rainfall forecasts for the region over the next few months are no better than chance, said local scientist Nicky Allsopp. There is enough w......
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M 5.2 Earthquake, 8km S of Stilfontein, South Africa

M 5.2 Earthquake, 8km S of Stilfontein, South Africa

An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 occurred 8km S of Stilfontein, South Africa at 03:08:51.13 UTC on Apr 3, 2017. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

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Dry, hot start to the week in SA

Dry, hot start to the week in SA
Cape Town – The week ahead is off to a dry, hot start, according to the forecast which shows little rain over the next two days, and extremely hot conditions in the northern parts of the country.   The South African Weather Service warns extremely high fire danger conditions are expected i......
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Increased El Nino risk

Increased El Nino risk
The prospects of an El Nino weather pattern forming in the next few months has risen significantly, the South African Weather Service said on Monday. El Nino usually heralds dry weather in southern Africa. Last year it was seen as the main cause of a drought that hit crop production, fuelling......
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Hot and rainy weekend ahead for parts of SA

Hot and rainy weekend ahead for parts of SA
Extremely hot weather conditions can be expected across most parts of SA, as well as some substantial rains in parts of the Western Cape and Eastern Cape due to a passing cold front. The SA Weather Services warns rainy conditions can be expected in Cape Town and Cape Agulhas in the Western Cape,......
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Winter season firmly approaching, warns SA Weather Service

Winter season firmly approaching, warns SA Weather Service
Some chilly conditions have been felt in the past couple of days in Gauteng and in other parts of the country. The latest changes in weather patterns which have seen early morning and late evening temperatures dropping into the cool category, is a sign that winter is on the way, the......
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