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Warm weather predicted for northern parts of SA

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Warm weather has been predicted for the northern parts of South Africa on Friday, but cold weather for parts of the Eastern and Western Cape. Isolated showers are expected along the east coast, from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone, and from Mthatha in the Eastern Cape to George in the...
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Heavy rain and flooding expected for Cape Town

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Cape Town will experience heavy rain and cold weather as the cold front passes over the Western Cape on Thursday. Heavy rain leading to flash flooding can be expected in places in the Overberg District as well as the Cape Peninsula on Thursday. Rain Heavy rain and flooding can be...
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Western Cape braces for rain as cold front hits province

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Wet weather will be experienced over parts of the Western Cape preceding a cold front on Wednesday. Rain Thundershowers are expected across the southern parts of the Western Cape, including the Hermanus region, with isolated showers in the Cape Town and Worcester regions. Temperatures Most of the country will experience...
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Cold weather for most of SA following cold front

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Most of the country will experience cooling temperatures as the cold front passes along the coastline on Tuesday. Alerts High seas with wave heights in excess of six metres are expected between Table Bay and Plettenberg Bay, and between Plettenberg Bay and East London. Rain Scattered showers are expected across...
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Climate Change Checkup, May 2018

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April 2018 set new warmest April records in many places. Image courtesy of NOAA. NOAA’s ‘Global Climate Report — April, 2018 indicates that the atmosphere is back to its trend line after two years of ominous deviations in the direction of excessive warming, almost certainly due to El Niño. As...
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Extremely high fire danger for West Coast

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Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the Namakwa district and the northern interior of the West Coast district on Wednesday. Rain Isolated showers are expected for the eastern to south-eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), and the eastern tip of Mpumalanga. Heavy rains are then predicted for the north-eastern...
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