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Roofs blown off, trees uprooted, roads closed as storm hits Cape Town

Roofs blown off, trees uprooted, roads closed as storm hits Cape Town
A strong cold front is lashing Cape Town and other parts of the Western Cape, after the SA Weather Service issued a severe weather warning for flash flooding, hail, and gale force winds. Residents of Cape Town are being urged to avoid the roads, if possible. Rain and strong winds are......
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Cape of Storms: Eastern Cape warned to brace for 100km/h wind backlash

Cape of Storms: Eastern Cape warned to brace for 100km/h wind backlash
After a weekend of some much needed rain, the Western Cape is expecting a significant cold front to hit on Tuesday evening, 6 June - but the winter storm won't end there according to the South African Weather Service. SA weather service spokesperson Garth Sampson says the cold front is expected......
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Giant storm set to hit Cape Town

Giant storm set to hit Cape Town
Some places could see as much as 80mm of rain, with most rain expected over the southwestern parts of the Mother City. Storm Report SA has warned the Mother City to brace for a “strong” cold front that will hit its shores by Wednesday this week. “This cold front will be bring......
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Mild, dry conditions continue across most of SA

Mild, dry conditions continue across most of SA
Dry conditions continue across the country on Thursday 1 June, as The South African Weather Service predicts no rainfall for a third consecutive day. This remains dire for the Western Cape as dam levels fall further, and the City of Cape Town on Wednesday 31 May approved Level 4 water restrictions, which......
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Weather service says likelihood of El Nino this year has decreased

Weather service says likelihood of El Nino this year has decreased
South Africa’s Weather Service has said the likelihood of an El Nino weather pattern, which brought a scorching drought to southern Africa last year, returning later this year has decreased. “There is still an expectation that an El Nino event would occur during the coming spring/summer seasons; however, the likelihood has ......
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Much-needed rain headed for Western Cape

Much-needed rain headed for Western Cape
There is a 60% chance of rain on Friday 26 May, across the Southern Cape coastal areas of the Western Cape - but breathing a sigh of relief is far off. The hope of ample rainfall in Western Cape is short-lived as the South African Weather Service's predictions of rainfall on......
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