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Scattered showers across most of SA, fire warning for Northern Cape

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30% chance for rain expected in most of South Africa and fire warning issued for western SA on Thursday 22 February.  The SA Weather Service (SAWS) issued a warning of unfounded rumours circulating in the public that a deluge of over 100mm of rain will hit Eastern Cape, potentially cancelling...
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Flash floods warning for the north, fire warning for the west

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A heavy rain watch continues for Mpumalanga and Limpopo, while a fire warning has been issued for the western parts of SA on Wednesday 21 February. Heavy rains The SA Weather Service has issued a watch for heavy rainfall that could lead to localised and flash flooding over the eastern...
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Limpopo, Mpumalanga to watch for heavy rain

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Rain is expected in the eastern half of SA, including a watch for heavy rains in the far north-eastern provinces on Tuesday 20 February. Temperatures in most of the country will be warm, with very hot temperatures in the Kgalagadi region of Northern Cape. Heavy rains The SA Weather Service...
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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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